Are recessed lights right for my family room?

Answer On One Hand: Great for AmbianceRecessed lighting can be a great choice for your family room and is widely used by builders today. It creates a "downlighting" look which brings warmth and depth to t... Read More »

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How Many Recessed Lights Should Be in a Room?

On One Hand: Ambient LightingIlluminating a general area, known as ambient lighting, is accomplished by placing the proper size of recessed down lights symmetrically spaced throughout a room for un... Read More »

How many recessed lights do I need per room?

On One Hand: Consider the Room and Light SizeWhen deciding how many recessed lights to use in a room for general lighting, consider the size of the room and the diameter of the lights. In general, ... Read More »

Which recessed lights can you use in a sauna area or locker room?

On One Hand: Halogen Sauna KitsThe type of recessed light to use in a sauna would be a 20 watt halogen light bulb. A halogen sauna kit can be purchased that will include the light bulb, 12v replace... Read More »

How far apart should recessed lights be?

Recessed lights should be placed apart at a length equal to half the height of the ceiling, according to Pegasus Associates Lighting. For example, if you have a 12-foot ceiling, recessed lights sho... Read More »