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Outside Lighting Wiring Diagram
How to Install Wiring for Outdoor Lighting – A separate dedicated circuit may not be necessary or required. Outside lights may be controlled by motion detectors and photo cells, switched from one or more locations.
Planning For Outside Fixture Wiring
[ad#block] Okay, this is what I am planning for Outside Fixture Wiring.
- This is all new wiring so I want to no how I should do this.
- I want to run a series of three lights and one outside light on two switches three inside on one switch one on out side switch.
- Just wondering where I should run the wire to from the panel box, and is it okay on one breaker and what size.
This electrical wiring question came from: Gary, a Homeowner from Preeceville, Saskatchewan
Additional Comments: love the website would be happier if I could find more about series lighting and two switches same circuit kinda stuff.
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Gary.
How to Install Wiring for Outdoor Lighting
The method used to install wiring will depend on the location and the type of outside lights and how many will actually be installed. Depending on this information, a separate dedicated circuit may not be necessary or required. Outside lights may be controlled by motion detectors and photo cells, switched from one or more locations, or may be controlled by a simple home automation system.
Wiring for Outside Fixture Wiring:
One outside light on two switches three inside on one switch one on out side switch
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