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How many recessed lights can you put on a 15 amp circuit?
Last Updated: 30th April, 2021
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Similarly, you may ask, how many recessed lights can be on a switch?
Whatever new recessed lighting you add shouldworkwith your existing fixtures. Measure your room to seehowmany fixtures you will need. A common rule of thumb isthat youuse one recessed light for every 4 to 6 square feetofceiling space.
Beside above, how many lights can you put on a 6 amp circuit? A lighting circuit is protected by a 5-or6-amp fuse or circuit breaker.
Also to know is, can lights and outlets be on the same circuit?
The outlet receptacles must be served by a20-ampcircuit. The same circuit can supply theentirebathroom (outlets plus lighting), providedthere areno heaters (including vent fans with built-in heaters) andprovidedthe circuit serves only a single bathroom and nootherareas.
Can lights be on a 20 amp circuit?
The National Electrical Code, NEC has nosuchlimitations. Lighting fixtures can be put onany20 amp circuit except those that are required by code nottohave lighting fixtures (washer, kitchen smallapplicance,and dedicated equipment circuits).