cans- inches

lniaJune 26, 2012

Hello,

I know there are different size cans- 3, 4,5. Any advice as to what I should consider for the size? Is it more aesthetics than anything? I am assuming smaller cans will allow for less heat loss.

Are costs all comparable?

THank you!

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David

Can sizes range from 2" to 6". The costs increase when the size decreases for a number of reasons.
1. The smaller cans could contain a low voltage power supply.
2. The smaller cans could utilize MR16 reflector bulbs which cost more.

Cans today could be rated as Air-tite and for direct contract with insulation which helps minimize heat loss/ gain.

There is more info on the link below

Here is a link that might be useful: LED recessed lighting

    Bookmark   June 26, 2012 at 11:59AM
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