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Articles about Electrical Wiring: Adding a Dimmer Switch



Wiring a Dimmer Switch for New Lights

July 12, 2015 by Dave Rongey

How to make the Electrical Connections when Wiring a Dimmer Switch: Dimmer Switch for Additional Light Fixtures, Electrical Power for the Dimmer Switch, Locating Power for a New Dimmer Switch.

Adding a Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights

August 12, 2012 by Dave Rongey

Selecting the Size and Type of Dimmer Switch for Existing Lights – The watt capacity or size of the dimmer switch should be greater than the total amount of connected watts from the light fixtures being controlled. Dimmer capacity typically starts at 600 watts.