I have a vent fan and an overhead light in my bathroom. They are currently tied to one standard light switch. When that light switch is in the "on" position, the vent fan and light are both powered on.
I want to replace the existing standard switch with a dimmer, but do not have space to add an additional switch in the room for the vent fan. The vent fan needs a full 120V to operate properly. I also want to ensure that the vent fan is running if someone ever has the light on in this bathroom no matter the dimmer setting, so adding a second switch doesn't help solve that problem even if I did have the space.
Is there a dimmer light switch sold that has both the variable voltage output (for the light) and a constant 120V output when the switch is on? I've searched the internet and called Lutron but haven't found anything.
If not, can you think of another way to solve this problem?