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comment Why do light switches find themselves OUTSIDE the room they light up in some European countries?
What I have found is that today you can install 220 volt (in sweden anyway) if (and only if) it is grounded and you have a 'jordfels brytare' (a thing that cuts off the current if it leaks to ground. HTH
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comment Why do light switches find themselves OUTSIDE the room they light up in some European countries?
hjoenergi.se/elsakerhet_vatutrymmen.htm (swedish) byggahus.se/forum/el/6860-110v-uttag-vem-saljer.html (swedish) It is the IP_ regulation (IP44, IP22 etc) see this link : byggahus.se/forum/badrum/… (swedish)
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answered Why do light switches find themselves OUTSIDE the room they light up in some European countries?