cascaded light switches

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Old 10-31-11, 08:37 PM
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cascaded light switches

For lack of a better term, I'm calling what I want "cascaded" switches. I know it's technically possible, I just want to know if it's legal.

Essentially, I want to be able to control separate fixtures with their own switches. However, I want a "main" switch that allows me to turn off all the lights in the room. The idea is to be able to control individual lights (for brightness control and energy savings), but I only want to flip one switch on the way out of the room.

All of the individual switches would be wired as you normally would, with the exception that there'd be another switch feeding the group.
 
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I don't see any issues. You would just wire a single pole switch ahead of the other switches.
 
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