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Jim
more energy efficient lighting

Any suggestions on replacement bulbs for "can" lights in the ceiling. Currently has 120-150 watt incandescent spots. Are there ant LED replacements that could be used? Thanks. Jim

KKelly
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What about compact fluorescent lamps? It's just a fluorescent light made to the size of a light bulb and they're available everywhere and in a variety of light color options. They save you a lot of money and look nice. They also supply the same amount of "light" for far less cost and last much longer than a standard light bulb and conduct very little heat. LED replacements are still a year or two off, but they will appear eventually. Right now, LED isn't a consistant or affordable option.

NEC
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Yup, they make CF's in PAR type floods.

cjsand
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I receintly saw LED bulbs at Sams.

Moon Over My Hammy
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I've seen LED PAR30/BR30s advertised for around $25 on the net supposedly 150 lumens warm light having 50 or so LEDs within E26 screw base for line voltage fixtures. Supposedly use just 7 watts. http://www.bulborama.com/store/cart.php?m=product_detail&p=1145

CCrane advertises their CC Vivid PAR 30 LED as 60 LEDs within, 150 lumens, supposedly using just 2.75 watts (but I'm thinking thats too low), and $40 each http://www.ccrane.com/lights/led-light-bulbs/cc-vivid-par-30-led-light-bulb.aspx

Haven't bought any yet since I still have half a case of old style BR30s, and I haven't looked for them in the stores. I sent a sample card in for a GE version but it hasn't come yet. Don't know if they're dimmable either.

P.S. My can lights were rated at 75 watts max, I haven't seen an interior residential can light or high hat that was listed for higher wattage non-reflectors in a long time, you sure you aren't overlamped now?

NEC
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P.S. My can lights were rated at 75 watts max, I haven't seen an interior residential can light or high hat that was listed for higher wattage non-reflectors in a long time, you sure you aren't overlamped now?[/QUOTE]

Yet another post meant to confuse...... Why she does it I have no clue.

Please read the can trim and lamping options......

http://www.cooperlighting.com/specfiles/pdf/Halo/ADV042494_H7TNB.pdf

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