LED PotLights are very popular today but there are many questions and misconceptions around them, I’ll try to answer many of them here. These questions and answers are meant for mostly residential potlight installations.
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They provide more even lighting throughout the space. They are ideal for work spaces, study spaces, offices, living spaces in combination with dimmers. There are some spaces that do not require much light or they require the light to spread in space in directions instead of down, like dining room chandeliers or patio lighting, these spaces are better lit by different type of light or a combination of potlights and other types of lights.
The most commonly installed potlights today are the Ultra thin or flat 4″ LED round potlights, most of them consume 6W or 9W each. There are many other types but these are the most common. For example 30 potlights, consume 180W in total, if they are 6W or 270W if they are 9W, an old style incandescent light bulb consumes about 50 to 60W of power each.
Color of the light is usually compared to the incandescent (old-style light bulb) that is about 2600K – 2700K ( yellowish color temperatu