Different Types of Recessed Lighting

There are many types of recessed housing available today for almost all types of ceilings and installations.  From new construction, remodel, IC rated, Air tight IC, shallow, slope ceiling, Line voltage, Low voltage, CFL, Metal Halide, LED….etc   No wonder we get confused!

Well, the basic things to remember when choosing a recessed housing is 1) New or remodel, 2) Size …6″, 5″, 4″, 3″,   3) Lamp source or light bulb, 3) IC rated or non IC rated.

What do you think? Is there other things that should be noted when choosing the right type of recessed housing? Please share your thoughts.

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