recessed lighting made easy
Embedded adjustable lighting can also add light to areas and objects you want to stand out from.
A fixture can illuminate several areas, simply turn the bulb from one place to a flood, or you can highlight the details in the space by using a fixture in a strategically placed area.
Place fixtures in the living room about 8 \'-
0 \"to provide generally inconspicuous light that does not conflict with the furniture of the room.
Dimmers provide adjustable light levels for any activity or occasion.
Be sure to distribute the light evenly.
The fixture should be about 18 \"to 24\" from the wall, one to one-and-a-
Half the distance from the wall.
Highlight a textured wall or display a wall pattern (
(Brick wall, for example)
Grazing technology is used by separating the fixtures 12 \"from the wall\" and 12 \"to 24.
When embedded lighting is added in the bathtub, the size of the room will determine the lighting requirements.
More than 100 square feet of bathrooms require regular light, while smaller bathrooms can use mirror fixtures.
The embedded incandescent lamp equipment works well to provide general lighting for bathrooms up to 100 square feet.
Keep them apart no more than 36 \"and put them on the counter.
Add fixtures for every additional 50 square feet of space.
Please note that wall lights should be used in order to properly illuminate the mirror or dresser, as only embedded lighting in the space will cover the face.
In the shower or tub area, embedded lighting must be approved for wet areas.
When selecting lighting for these areas, local electrical and building codes should be consulted, as the specific requirements vary from state to state.
For the kitchen, embedded incandescent lamps should be placed about 6\' to 8\' separately \'.
Fluorescent embedded lamps are a good alternative because they are ten times longer than incandescent lamps, and the amount of light provided per Watt is three to four times the amount of light provided by incandescent lamps.
In addition, recessed fixtures can be hidden in niches or placed on glass racks for unique backlight display.
How to buy embedded lamps has three parts-
Housing, decoration and light bulbs.
Each part is required to complete the fixture.
When you choose a product for the first time, you can shop according to the style or decoration of the house.
After selecting a product (such as a specific case), you will need to scan further on the product details page to see the compatible trim used with the case you selected.
Keep in mind that make sure the enclosure and trim are compatible with the same manufacturer.
Then, select the type of lighting you need, such as line voltage, low voltage (
With transformer)or fluorescent.
Make sure you purchase a shell and a trim piece as you need to have a complete fixture for both.
Embedded Lighting Glossary it is always helpful to understand the proper terminology that describes the lamps you are using.
Here are some definitions of some of the more common words and phrases used with embedded lighting: the housing is an embedded light fixture that can \"accommodate\" various lines and low-voltage light fixture styles and power.
These enclosures allow connection to the electrical system and manufacture the finished product of the recessed clamp together with the decoration and bulb.
Decoration: the shell decoration completes the holes in the ceiling, and can play an integral part of the effectiveness or effect of light according to various finishes and types.
Please note that the black baffle can reduce the light output by 50% due to the black absorbing light.
Baffle: the baffle is the interior of the decoration embedded in the ceiling.
Most of the baffles are reinforced with milliques.
Line voltage: a fixture with a working voltage of 120 V is considered a line voltage lamp.
They do not require a transformer and can be connected directly to the wire.
Low voltage: a fixture working at a voltage below the line voltage is called low voltage.
These fixtures require transformers to reduce the line voltage, usually 12 or 24 volts.
Many fixtures using smaller MR16 bulbs are low voltage fixtures.
Air tightness: meet the air tightness requirements of a certain CFM or less air leakage.
Wet Zone: means that the fixture is from the United States. L.
Used in wet areas such as showers or certain outdoor environments.
Energy Star: The lamp uses less energy than incandescent lamps, and the Energy Star rating.
Shower decoration: decoration suitable for shower lights.
The shower decoration must also use the housing approved for wet locations.
Eye: This decorative lamp is a multi-function lamp for artistic lighting.
It can rotate from left to right, or it can tilt up from the vertical direction of the wall.
It does stand out under the ceiling, so it will be more obvious.
New construction fixture: This fixture is suitable for installation in wall opening Construction (
No stone or plaster)
Full access to the ceiling, walls and floors will not prevent installation.
Fixtures usually include bar hangers attached to the floor pallet, and the housing is larger than the remodel fixture.
Renovation fixture: This fixture is suitable for renovation or renovation installation of existing structures.
The fixture is smaller than the new one.
To install on the existing ceiling, the building fixtures.
Please note that in order to accommodate the new lighting plan, the sheetrock or large hole in the ceiling may also need to be removed.
Expert electricians should be consulted to find out how much demo work is required to add the remodel fixture to the existing space. IC Rated (
Rated insulation contacts
This means that the fixtures are American. L.