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sparky jenkins
2 lights 1 switch convert to 2 switches

hi - new member with question

many thanx in advance for any/all help!

i have a ceiling with two light fixture boxes on one switch.

i would like to use a double switch in the one gang box to switch those two lights independently.

currently the wiring is: from wall switch to first light is 2 wire cable plus ground - then from first light to second light is same.

This link shows my proposed wiring alteration. Is it safe/acceptable/code-compliant to wire it this way?

thanx again!

JLMCDANIEL
Re: 2 lights 1 switch convert to 2 switches

Yes, your diagram is OK and to code.

Jack

sparky jenkins
Re: 2 lights 1 switch convert to 2 switches
JLMCDANIEL wrote:

Yes, your diagram is OK and to code.

Jack

thank ya jack!

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