Switch Loop Vs reg install?

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Jmaclicious
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Switch Loop Vs reg install?

Post by Jmaclicious » Thu Mar 02, 2017 3:45 am

Getting ready to start planning my wiring together, but I am getting confused on when a Switch-Loop is needed... why do this instead of just running the two blacks to the switch (one from power line, and other black from light), then connecting the white wire from power to white from light, then black to brass screw & white on white screw at the light?

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Re: Switch Loop Vs reg install?

Post by Shannon » Thu Mar 02, 2017 7:04 am

Actually with todays new rule of needing a neutral wire (white) at every switch that is exactly the best way to wire a light circuit. Run your power to the switches first just like you said.
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