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recessed led light, halo ml56 or lithonia lighting?

Posted by janesylvia (My Page) on
Fri, Jan 18, 13 at 13:51

I'd like to have recessed lights installed in living room and family room. Which would be better, Halo LED (600 lumens, 3000K, 6", IC rated, air-tght), or Lithonia Lighting (600lumen, 3000K, 5", IC rated)? Lithonia looks better than Halo, but I don't know how its quality is compared to Halo.

Halo has the air-tight feature. But if I choose a can which is air-tight, does it matter that the led recessed light itself is air-tight or not?

Thank you very much.

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RE: recessed led light, halo ml56 or lithonia lighting?

6" cans are more common and cheaper. You could add the Cree CR6 and Sylvania RT6 to the list of lights to consider.
No, the LED recessed light is never rated as air-tight as the rating only applies to the housing.

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