LED bulb in incandescent housing?

houseremodelingAugust 24, 2013

We are remodeling a home and are going to be putting recessed lighting throughout. We want to put 5" Halo housings in with led bulbs. Can we use the incandescent housings with led bulbs. Also, could we use BR30 LEDs and buy the trim separate or do we have to use the ones with the trims attached? Here are links to the housings and bulbs we are considering:

http://m.homedepot.com/p/Halo-5-in-Recessed-Lighting-Housing-6-Pack-H5ICAT-6PK/202707600/

http://m.homedepot.com/p/EcoSmart-BR30-9-Watt-65W-Soft-White-2700K-LED-Flood-Light-Bulb-4-Pack-ECS-BR30L-W27-65WE-120/204248977/

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mattpete

Yes.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2013 at 1:51PM
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wws944

When you add the cost of the trim ($10-$20) to the cost of the bulb, you may find that purchasing an integrated unit (e.g., Ecosmart/Cree CR4 or CR6) is not that much different in cost. Looks cleaner too.

    Bookmark   August 24, 2013 at 2:59PM
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