Seeking Recommendations for LED Downlighting (Gen Illumination)

mark_gAugust 11, 2010

I would very much appreciate feedback on which mfrs are currently making the best LED downlighting fixtures for residential application--criteria are optics, beam cutoff & control, ease/compactness of installation. Also, whose LEDs are best?

Thanks for replies, Mark

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You can go with either the LR6 or CR6 for 6" cans.


    Bookmark   August 11, 2010 at 3:37PM
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Renaissance Lighting has the best combination of features and performance, including dimming, of any fixture I've seen. This is a premium product and priced accordingly. The optics are intended to cut off the beam for low glare and to direct the light.

Also look at the new Juno Aculux as they now have LED. LED will be coming to Cooper IRIS soon too.

Here is a link that might be useful: Renaissance

    Bookmark   August 12, 2010 at 11:28AM
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I second the CREE recommendation. Best diodes with the best price.
If you want something high end, Tech Lighting's Element LED is a very slick system priced lower than comparable products.

Here is a link that might be useful: Element Recessed Lights

    Bookmark   August 13, 2010 at 2:28PM
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I know this is an oldie but we are doing a kitchen remodel and need answers to this same question. I guess things have changed in 2 years.

    Bookmark   September 12, 2013 at 3:54PM
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