Ensample for use
To be able to both turn the light off or on when the
wants it off then you need to use a Single Pole, Double
Throw -CENTER OFF switch. SPDT - center off
Some time in the past I did find a Decor style switch
that SPDT - center off and I think a standard style
toggle switch. But they run about $50-60 and would have
to go to an electrical supply house and even then
probably a special order.
But you can get the metal handle bat switches that are
SPDT, center off mounted in a metal cover plate. They
are used on 2 speed whole house fans. High, OFF, and Low
There are different ways to wire this. But I will show
one with everything run to the switch.
Run the power to the switch box. Run a 2 wire cable to
black to black and white to white.
Run a 3 wire cable from the switch box to the
to black (hot), Red to red (hot switched from the
photocell) and white to white (neutral).
Then at the switch box connect the all of the neutral
Connect the black from the light to the switch common
terminal. Connect one of the other two terminals to the
(controlled by photocell). Connect the other terminal to
the Power black and the black to the