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update 2010: Lutron vs. Leviton dimmers and switches?

Posted by farmgirlinky (My Page) on
Fri, Sep 17, 10 at 17:53

I'm hoping to find stainless dimmer switches for our kitchen renovation, and Leviton seems to make these, but our electrician is partial to Lutron, which seems not to have a stainless option for the switch. Would you knowledgeable folks comment on whether there is a difference in quality? or a reason not to use metallic wall plates and switches? Any difference in the energy efficiency of the switches? Any other manufacturer I should be considering?

Lynn


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RE: update 2010: Lutron vs. Leviton dimmers and switches?

You might also post this in the kitchen forum because I am finding very little activity in this forum.

I'm partial to Lutron too, but Levitron is a reputable company and I wouldn't hesitate to use them if they have the finish you want.


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