Spacing celing cans

brightonOctober 10, 2010

I've got a 15x18 family room with a brick fireplace that covers 36 ins x 108ins starting in one of the corners and going down the 18ft side.

I'm want to replace the floor lamps (uplighters) with cans. But how do I figure out the correct size for the can and watts as well as the spacing between each can?


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6" cans are probably the cheapest option for recessed cans.

You should measure light output - lux or lumens instead of the wattage since different lighting types - halogen, incandescent consume more electricity than CFLs and LED.

    Bookmark   October 10, 2010 at 11:49PM
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