Best Rule for Light Spacing for Recessed Lights in basement

the-tech-guyApril 18, 2013

What is the best rule to use for spacing LED recessed cans in a basement? I heard a 6" can should be 6' feet apart. I also heard to divided the length of the wall by the number of direct light in feet the bulb gives out. My ceiling is ranges from 7-8 feet and I plan on using 6" cans with LEDs lights.

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It depends on your lighting requirement per sq ft. Lighting the basement should be no different from other spaces in the darkest nights.

Assuming that the space will be used as a general living space, 4 ft apart would work fine.

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