No ground in box


Old 08-18-16, 04:12 PM
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No ground in box

I'm replacing a dimmer switch. In the box there is no ground wire (older house). What is the recommendation with the green ground attached to the dimmer switch? Simply cap it off or attach to the box?
Old 08-18-16, 07:16 PM
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If the box isn't grounded, yes, just cap off the green.

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