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I am about to install a fan in the shower stall. It is code to do so as long as the fan is GFCI protected. However, I don't want the switch that controls the fan to turn the receptacles on and off. So, this is the plan: MAIN CIRCUIT to GFCI to REC #1 to REC #2 to SWITCH to FAN. I know that everything after the GFCI is protected; but I want to make sure that putting a switch in the chain isn't going to mess anything up in terms of proper GFCI protection for the fan.

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    There is no problem with what you want to do. – Tester101 Feb 23 '14 at 2:31
  • The only way that the switch could turn off the receptacles would be if it is in series with them. – getterdun Feb 23 '14 at 16:32
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A configuration with GFCI protected outlets and switched lights but and unswitched outlets is a completely ordinary and unremarkable configuration.

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