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Best Rule for Light Spacing for Recessed Lights in basement

Posted by the-tech-guy (My Page) on
Thu, Apr 18, 13 at 14:06

What is the best rule to use for spacing LED recessed cans in a basement? I heard a 6" can should be 6' feet apart. I also heard to divided the length of the wall by the number of direct light in feet the bulb gives out. My ceiling is ranges from 7-8 feet and I plan on using 6" cans with LEDs lights.


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RE: Best Rule for Light Spacing for Recessed Lights in basement

It depends on your lighting requirement per sq ft. Lighting the basement should be no different from other spaces in the darkest nights.

Assuming that the space will be used as a general living space, 4 ft apart would work fine.


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