How to Design a Recessed Lighting Plan

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Something to remember when you are planning this out is something calledrepparttar work plane. This is an area about 30" aboverepparttar 142256 floor. It is an area where most tasks take place.

The work plane is important because asrepparttar 142257 distance betweenrepparttar 142258 light fixture andrepparttar 142259 surface to be lit decreases, so does that circle we spoke about. In a living room or den, designingrepparttar 142260 lighting plan so that we have even light onrepparttar 142261 floor is fine. In a kitchen though, this work plane becomes far more critical. This is why in a kitchen, keeping recessed lights about 4 feet apart, creates a pattern that is even onrepparttar 142262 work plane withrepparttar 142263 intense portion ofrepparttar 142264 circle.

There are some other things besidesrepparttar 142265 bulb andrepparttar 142266 can that shaperepparttar 142267 light pattern. The finish trim on recessed lights can varyrepparttar 142268 pattern of light. A wall washer creates a half cone that can be directed at a wall or fireplace. A pin spot trim can directrepparttar 142269 light in a very narrow beam to light a small object.

This should give you a basic idea of what is involved when you undertake a recessed lighting layout. If you would like to learn more or have questions, please visit us atrepparttar 142270 links below.

Paul Forte has been in the lighting and electrical field for over 25 years. He has helped countless homeowners across the country with their lighting needs through his website. Visit for more tips and advice

Tips to buying stained glass and reproduction Tiffany lightin

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