Everyday Lighting Solutions Page 48 Recessed Lighting

Artwork Wall-mounted art and photos look best when lighted at an angle of 30 degrees from vertical. Use eyeball, gimbal, or adjustable trims. Collectables Light free-standing objects at an angle of 30 degrees from vertical to prevent light from interfering with line of sight. Add a second light from a different position for greater visual interest. Fixture Spacing Ceiling Height From Wall 8' 18-24" 10' 30-36" 12' 40-48" ACCENT (40-80 fc) Should be four to five times the general light level in the room. Recommended lamps: PAR20 PAR30, MR16 (10' ceiling or lower) PAR38 (12' ceiling or higher) LED P Series, LED E Series Bookcases and Walls Washing a wall with light visually expands a room, hides imperfections and adds dimension to books. Fixture Spacing From Wall 3' Apart 3' WALLWASH (20-35 fc) Provides consistent, uniform light levels across wall. Recommended lamp: A19 Wall Grazing Turn tough textures such as brick or stone into dynamic patterns of shadow and light. Fixture Spacing From Wall 6-9" Apart 12-18" GRAZING (20-40 fc) Low to medium light levels. Recommended lamps: A19, BR30 (10' ceiling or lower) BR40, PAR 30/38 (12' ceiling or higher) LED P Series, LED E Series GENERAL (5-20 fc) Low to medium light levels. Recommended lamps: A19, BR30 (10' ceiling or lower) BR40, PAR 30/38 (12' ceiling or higher) LED P Series, LED E Series Fixture Spacing Ceiling Height From Wall Space Apart 8' 3' 6-7.5' 9' 3.5' 7-8.5' 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30 12 2 2 4 4 4 4 6 6 8 8 8 9 9 14 2 2 4 4 4 4 6 6 8 8 9 9 9 16 2 4 4 4 4 4 6 8 8 8 9 9 9 18 2 4 4 6 6 6 8 8 9 9 10 10 12 20 4 4 4 6 6 8 8 9 9 10 10 12 12 22 4 4 6 8 8 8 9 9 10 10 12 12 12 24 4 6 6 8 8 8 9 10 10 12 12 12 12 26 6 6 6 8 9 9 10 10 12 12 12 12 12 28 6 6 6 9 9 9 10 12 12 12 12 12 14 30 6 6 8 9 9 9 12 12 12 12 12 14 14 Fixture Estimator (Room length x width) in feet Example: 16' x 20' room = 8 fixtures General Parameters Shown are some basic rules of lighting that will help you make the best decisions to meet your lighting needs. TASK (35-44 fc) Medium to high light levels. Recommended lamps: PAR20, PAR30 (10' ceiling or lower) PAR38 (12' ceiling or higher) LED P Series, LED E Series Fixture Spacing Ceiling Height Space Apart 8' 3' 10' 4' 12' 5' Lighting Kitchen Counters Position center of fixtures over counter edge. This prevents shadowing and allows light to spill into cabinets. Recessed Layout Guide Recessed Lighting 48

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