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    Zwave switch to cover these lights

    I'm just wondering what I need for a switch for these lights I have in my garage? I want a z-wave switch just didn't want to buy a weak one and burn my house down. How many amps do I need etc...?
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    If those are conventional 4 foot tubes, they are probably rated at 40 W each.
    40 W / 120 V = .3 A / tube.
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      #3
      If it were me, I'd use a z-wave switch built around electromechanical relay. Usually those let you draw 15 amps (though some go as high as 20 amps), which would be more than enough, plus would definitely work with fluorescent lighting. That's what I'm using in my garage, which has lighting similar to yours (though I'll be switching to LED soon for unrelated reasons).

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        #4
        You just need a non dimmable Z-Wave switch like any of these:
        http://store.homeseer.com/store/OnOf...tches-C63.aspx
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          Zwave switch to cover these lights

          Sounds good. Thanks guys!

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            #6
            I did the same in my garage. I've got about 6 different fluorescent lights and I replaced it with a on/off( non dimmable) switch(like GE). 15A rated switch is more than you'll need.
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