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diyer111 08-26-2013 11:45 AM

What can all be included on a bathroom circuit?
 
Provided a 20 amp circuit with 12 gauge wire, what can all be included on a bathroom circuit? I am remodeling a bathroom and would like to use a single circuit for the outlet by vanity (GFCI protected), light, and bath fan. I understand the light should not be gfci protected so I would feed the power first to the switch, then pigtail to the outlet with the gfci.

wirenut1110 08-26-2013 11:55 AM

That's fine.

A 20 amp circuit feeding only one bathroom is allowed to have lights/fan on it for that bathroom.

Philly Master 08-27-2013 06:21 AM

we usuallly feed the GFI first then line side to switches ....that device will take the most load

joecaption 08-27-2013 07:55 AM

Diyer111 I'd suggest going back and adding your location to your profile.
Sure helps when asking code questions.
Just go to quick links to edit.
If you live in Canada those answers my not be correct. They want 15 amp. lighting circuits.

diyer111 08-28-2013 10:41 AM

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Originally Posted by joecaption (Post 1234754)
Diyer111 I'd suggest going back and adding your location to your profile.
Sure helps when asking code questions.
Just go to quick links to edit.
If you live in Canada those answers my not be correct. They want 15 amp. lighting circuits.

location has been added

diyer111 08-28-2013 10:43 AM

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Originally Posted by Philly Master (Post 1234737)
we usuallly feed the GFI first then line side to switches ....that device will take the most load

this is what I would like to do, but I have heard somewhere that gfci's occasionally cause a certain type of light (fluorescent maybe?) not to work, or to flicker....???

GoldenSparky 08-28-2013 02:23 PM

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Originally Posted by diyer111

this is what I would like to do, but I have heard somewhere that gfci's occasionally cause a certain type of light (fluorescent maybe?) not to work, or to flicker....???

Like Philly said, if you feed your switches of the line side of the GFI, you should not have any troubles.

Philly Master 08-28-2013 04:57 PM

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Originally Posted by diyer111 (Post 1235269)
this is what I would like to do, but I have heard somewhere that gfci's occasionally cause a certain type of light (fluorescent maybe?) not to work, or to flicker....???


using the LINE -- LINE is like using a wire nut .... as apposed to LINE---LOAD .. the LOAD side is GFI protected not the line side


simalar to jumping outlets line in line out to next outlet


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