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Ardee clikstrip undercabinet lighting price

Posted by sophie123 (My Page) on
Mon, Apr 18, 11 at 17:47

Hello!

My architect specified undercabinet lighting called Ardee Clikstrip CRKFWC-Length-FS-XF25. (lamp: festoon, 12V, 5W and remote transformer). I have no idea what this is and googling it doesnt help much as I am trying to figure out if this will blow my budget (again). I have about 15' of wall cabinets to light.

The cabinet maker wants to know today how much of overhang at bottom of cabinet i need for undercabinet lighting so i need to tell him something.

Anyone familiar with this product? I believe it is LED lighting. Thanks!


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RE: Ardee clikstrip undercabinet lighting price

I'm not familiar with that product, but I did price something similar and it was high compared to what I ended up with - I used Environmental lights premium and love them - I wanted something with a good light quality (high CRI) and bright but dimmable. Not sure if the ones you listed are dimmable...and I think they are larger than most of the light bars available now

Don't assume your architect is up on the latest LED lighting - there have been a great deal of improvements and a drop in prices since I started researching them for my kitchen.

Here is a link that might be useful: Environmental Lights


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RE: Ardee clikstrip undercabinet lighting price

Sorry the late response. I read about environmental lighting and it seems good. Unfortunately my electrician for the job just called me and knows nothing about LED other than a couple stories of people getting it for UCL, spending a ton of money and not being happy.

Should i order the test kit of environmental lighting to see if i like it? Which color is best for a blue kitchen? I have no idea how to pick one over another.

I feel like i have to do all the legwork here which is scary but i don't want to regret the lighting choice 5 years later.


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RE: Ardee clikstrip undercabinet lighting price

There are 120V hardwired UCL and low voltage (typically 12V or 24V).

Ask your electrician about his comfort level in dealing with 120V AC or 24V/ 12V DC.

The env lights are 24V DC.

You may find the link below useful.

Here is a link that might be useful: led UCL DIY


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