We have a job roughing a big house where they want a "CONTROL 4" system to control lighting. We have been told that we need to run a 2 wire home run for each and every switch leg. In other words for example when we rough the bathrooms that would have a fan, a vanity light, an over head light and a tub light that would be 4 separate 2 wire home run switch legs for just that bathroom. That would be 4 redundant neutrals on the same circuit. We are saying that why would it be a problem to run a 3 wire or a 4 wire cable to the first gang, then branch off with the next gang with a 3 wire or 2 wire to the next gang? This way we can cut down on the home runs and still have the switch legs we need. If have not seen anything in writing that explains why we could not do that. We can't seem to talk to anyone with enough knowledge to give any definite decision on if it is OK or not. We are no talking about a shared neutral 2 circuit here, we are simply talking about switch legs on the same circuit. Can anyone give me a definite answer? I say we can run a 14-4 or 14-3 homerun and split the switch legs as we hit the various loads. Thanks for any help
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CONTROL 4 remote home control system