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Bathroom Gfci Schematic Wiring. A basic wiring plan for a bathroom includes a 20 amp gfci protected circuit for the receptacles and a 15 amp general lighting circuit for the switches light fixtures and vent fan. There is one GFCI plug installed in the bathroom.
This diagram illustrates wiring a GFCI receptacle and light switch in the same outlet box a common arrangement in a bathroom with limited space. A GFCI ground fault circuit interrupter is a special type. 1 source wire is a 2 wire set up and feeds the light switch.
When considering bathroom receptacles keep correct placement in mind.
The second source is a 3 wire set up and feeds directly into the GFCI receptacle. This way the switch and light bulb is GFCI protected. Apr 27 2013 - I am wiring a new basement bathroom. If this dedicated circuit is only feeding one bathroom outlet then it also may serve to feed lights and fans within that SAME bathroom.