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Hello, you provided a 3-way lighting circuit for my steel building workshop that was very helpful.For some reason I am having a mental block on how to wire up a bathroom GFI outlet, light, fan and switch in this same building and could use a wiring diagram. What complicates it for me is that I want the fan to also run off of the GFI circuit. Most of my junction boxes/conduit are ran on the loft above the bathroom with FMC or EMT running down through the walls and ceiling for the fan. I will be using THHN. Below is my layout:- I have power coming into a junction box (box 1) on top of the loft that I want to feed to a bathroom GFI outlet, light, fan and a single switch to control both. The fan and light are separate with the lght being over the sink and the fan right in front of a shower (don't believe GFI is required unless the fan is over the shower but it is a small shop bathroom so thought it better to put the fan on GFI also).
- The GFI outlet drop (FMC) is from box #1 and I already have line and load wires run to/from the outlet box with the load returning up to box #1.
- I have conduit running from the above j-box (box #1) to another j-box (box #2) and then a drop down to the light/fan switch box.
- I also ran conduit from the j-box (box #2) to a j-box (box #3) for the fan (all on top of the loft).
- Please show a neutral wire into the switch box in case I end up putting a smart switch of some type in.Hope that isn't too confusing or missing any detail. Thanks.
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Electrician: mrromex, Electrical Technician replied 5 months ago
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if I'm reading this correct you want the fan protected by the gfi but not the light, but you only want 1 switch to control both fan and light
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
in much fewer words than it took me to write. ;)
Electrician: mrromex, Electrical Technician replied 5 months ago
Does it matter if the light is gfi protected as well
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don't suppose it does matter but only if it makes the wiring simpler.
Electrician: mrromex, Electrical Technician replied 5 months ago
Ok so you have to come off the load side of the gfi to the switch then jump up to the light and over to the fan
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Thanks...I am more of a visual person which is why I asked for a wiring diagram (like I received when I used Just Answer before for wiring up multiple shop lights on a three-way circuit. No worries...I'll figure it out. Thanks.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Hello...the diagram you provided does not have the fan on the GFCI circuit as I mentioned I wanted to do. No worries...I figured it out myself.
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