Wiring a 3-way switch with neutrals in both boxes

mark_anderson_usDecember 6, 2010

Hi All

I'm re-wiring my house and want to have a neutral in each light switch box (I seem to recall it being a 2011 code requirement too). The main reason is that I'm installing z-wave scene controllers that require neutrals.

I'm having problems figuring out how to wire the 3-ways so that the neutral is present in both. Would I just simply run a separate neutral from the master to the slave?

Regards

mark

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normel

Wire it as if you were using standard switches... power in to one box, carry the neutral via the /3 conductor to the second box, switched power to lights in the second box.

    Bookmark   December 6, 2010 at 10:11AM
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mark_anderson_us

Thanks a lot Normel!

    Bookmark   December 6, 2010 at 10:26AM
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