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Is it permissible according to the National Electrical Code to install a light and connect it to an existing half switched receptacle?

  • Is this receptacle on a general lighting and receptacles branch circuit, or some sort of special-purpose branch circuit (kitchen, bathroom, laundry)? – ThreePhaseEel Mar 30 '19 at 15:16
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I know of no regulation that would limit you from connecting a light fixture to the switched side of a half hot receptacle. Essentially, you would simply be controlling two items with one switch.

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No regulation known that limits adding a lighting circuit to a half hot, provided it does not exceed the stated NEC code current limit for that circuit.

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