Pendant height

sjhockeyfan325January 24, 2014

Is there a rule of thumb for the height of pendant task lighting over a kitchen island?

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mlweaving_Marji

I've got this pinned on my lighting board, don't remember where it came from.

But recently I read somewhere that it was supposed to be 36".
I'll be interested to see what the experts say.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 9:43AM
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GauchoGordo1993

As low as possible without obstructing line of site for your family & guests, so the best height depends on the height of your family & guests. I'm 6'2", so the optimal height for pendents in my house is ~6'1" from the floor.

    Bookmark   January 24, 2014 at 11:05AM
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