Undercabinet lighting again - can they be prewired by builder?

snowangOctober 18, 2010

I can never seem to learn enough about undercabinet lights. After reading many threads, I still have questions.

Our builder's standard is $217 for each Seagull Lighting Holagen under cabinet light they put in. From what I've read on this forum, I should stay away from holagen because of the heat issue. My builder can upgrade to Xenon but they'll have to stick to Seagull. And it'll probably cost a lot more. I've heard good things about Juno and Pegasus Xenon lights. I am wondering if this is something I can ask the builder to prewire (for $100 each maybe), and purchase and put in the lights on my own later. I seem to recall that these Xenon lights need transformers that need to be hidden. Does that mean that prewire isn't an option at all? Many thanks!

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housavvy

They can prewire for them.
These Xenon undercabinet lights are ready to connect to standard power without any transformer.

    Bookmark   October 18, 2010 at 12:33PM
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snowang

Thanks, housavvy! What if I am getting this particular Juno model:
http://www.electricsuppliesonline.com/juup14proxew.html

It says Integral 12-volt electronic transformer. That means it's hidden in the light fixture itself so no separate installation of the transformer?

    Bookmark   October 18, 2010 at 2:09PM
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