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Jabberwocky
New switch has NO ground screw or wire

Hi,

Wondering what the best thing to do with this problem. I got a new switch, a remote control Heath Zenith BL-6133-WH. But this new switch comes with only two wires. No Ground wire. No Ground screw. And it's going into a plastic gang box.

Gang the ground to the other switch in the box's ground?

thanks,
Jab

Fencepost
Re: New switch has NO ground screw or wire

Chances are it's a "double-insulated" switch meaning it doesn't have to have a ground.

Just connect all the grounds in the box together along with the ground on the other switch and you should be fine.

canuk
Re: New switch has NO ground screw or wire

Jabberwocky --- any connection to Python ? ;)

Up here in Canada none of our wall switches have a ground screw and have been used this way without a problem since the beginning of time .

In other words .... if that switch is UL certified ( which Heath products usually are ) then you should be good to go as is.

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