Return to the Lighting Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
Kalco Lighting Calcite Glass choice?

Posted by doonie (My Page) on
Sun, Feb 28, 10 at 12:36

I am having a hard time figuring out the difference between the Calcite and the Faux Calcite glass option for Kalco Lighting. I know the Faux can use 100W, but the real calcite only 40W. Does anyone know how they actually look in comparison to each other?

Real Calcite
Image and video hosting by TinyPic

Faux Calcite
Image and video hosting by TinyPic


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: Kalco Lighting Calcite Glass choice?

So, I spoke with the company. The calcite, being a natural stone has much more variation, so ideally, lookwise, that is what I would want. However, this light is over the kitchen table with an elevated ceiling. The total wattage would be 480. I would also have several recessed ceiling lights. The chandelier I want is entirely up lighting. So, I don't know if I will have enough light at the kitchen table.


 o
Kalco Chandelier

Image and video hosting by TinyPic


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Lighting Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here