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Either/or wall swich

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Hi I was asked to install a standard size toggle wall switch that would operate two separate light circuits.
The client has colored accent lighting for low light "mood" conditions that would be ineffectual
(and waste energy) when the standard overhead lights are on.
So they want a switch that would prevent both circuits frm operating at the same time:
an either/or , separate circuit wall switch.
Im nee here and cant find the answer or available switch.
Thanks, D
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Thanks everyone for the replies. Yes i meant two separate 15 amp switch legs.
Operated from One
two-position switch.
The idea is to make it imposible to power both legs at the same time.
Thinking this "center off"
paddle might work.
It would be good to have something that
hard clicked in all three positions to ease control.
 

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Thanks everyone for the replies. Yes i meant two separate 15 amp switch legs.
Operated from One
two-position switch.
The idea is to make it imposible to power both legs at the same time.
Thinking this "center off"
paddle might work.
It would be good to have something that
hard clicked in all three positions to ease control.
Then buy a single pole, double throw, 15 amp toggle switch.
Up on, center off, down on.
 
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