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Thread: switches near tub and shower

  1. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by jumper View Post
    ...wait.. maybe this is OPs confusion....

    Lights like paddle fan and track outside a shower. 410.10(D).

    Switches, certain light fixtures, shower.....Whadda ya think?
    - Totally forgot about that one.

  2. #12
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    There is no 3' requirement from the tub in any NEC version. The code simply says that it cannot be within shower and tub spaces which means if you draw a vertical line at the edge of the shower or tub it must to the outside of the line.
    Rob

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    All responses based on the 2014 NEC unless otherwise noted

  3. #13
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    No requirement for 3 foot.

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