How many lighting outlets are permitted on one branch circuit?

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asked Jul 7, 2018 in Do it yourself by dsroton (360 points)
How many lighting outlets are permitted on one branch circuit?

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answered Jul 8, 2018 by Shelde (11,870 points)
The NEC doesn't limit the amount of lighting or electrical outlets on a single electrical circuit.

However I would put each rooms lighting on it's own circuit so that I could label the circuit to each room and then if I needed to work on the lighting in that room I could shut off the lighting to only that room and not the rest of the house.

For outlets I would put only 4 to 5 electrical outlets in each room on one circuit.

For my home I would want each rooms outlets on it's own circuit as well.

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