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Old 05-27-10, 01:16 PM
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Can I add a single bulb pull chain light to an existing bathroom light circuit? It is a 20amp circuit and the only thing on it is a cieling fan/light/heater combo fixture.
 
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Old 05-27-10, 02:41 PM
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If the light will be in the bathroom yes. If it is in a closet in the bathroom maybe. If it is in a closet not in the bathroom no.
 
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All of the H/F/L combos I have installed called for a dedicated circuit. Also making the connection in the built-in junction box will be a pain. I feel they are undersized for the connections just for the fan.
 
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If the light will be in the bathroom yes. If it is in a closet in the bathroom maybe. If it is in a closet not in the bathroom no.
The bathroom outlet restriction applies only to receptacles; bathroom lights may be on general-purpose circuits.

PC's point about the dedicated circuit is a valid one. Check the specs on the heater unit to see what its requirements are. I'm guessing the heater does not exceed 15A (1800W).
 
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