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Old 03-02-2011, 01:42 PM   #16
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The way I understand California's Title 24 is that the fixtures cannot allow incandescent screw-in bulbs. The fixtures must use something like the 4 pin fluorescent type bulb that cannot be changed to incandescent at a later date.
Yeah, that is my understanding as well

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The way I understand California's Title 24 is that the fixtures cannot allow incandescent screw-in bulbs. The fixtures must use something like the 4 pin fluorescent type bulb that cannot be changed to incandescent at a later date.
Yeah and also the only way you can have incandsecent bulbs on it is have on the dimmer or on the motion switch or timer that the only other cricta it have to meet.

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Old 03-03-2011, 12:46 AM   #18
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My recessed lighting .02 worth. I think 5" cans are the way to go. Here is why. You can use a higher wattage bulb compared to the 4" and I think 6" cans just look too big. Now go check out this website link as the place to buy your 5" cans and trims. I would certainly recommend using the air-tight trims too as they just look so much better so you cannot see up inside the can itself. I just bought (13) 5" cans and (13) airtight trims for 140.00 right to my door. If you have done any research on the trims they are just as expensive if not more than the actual can lights by them self. Here is the link:

http://usalight.com/rxtm-530w-5-whit...ffle-trim.html

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http://usalight.com/5-inch-air-tight...d-housing.html

USA light has free shipping on all items over 100.00. This is the only place in my opinion to buy recessed lights. Much, much cheaper than using Halo lights and just as good of quality of not better. These are nice lights. Good luck. Browse their website and let me know if you like it as much as I do.
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13 kits for $140. That is an awesome deal. Although I've never heard of the brand, Rex Lighting Co.
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They are actually really nice quality cans and the the trims are exceptionally nice. I am not kidding they are a great value. I also like where the wires connect they have the push connectors so you do not even need wire nuts. If I were you I would totally get these and don't waste your money on Halo. I've had Halo too and I like these just as well if not better. The trims really fit nice too. Plus these are IC rated. I can take some pictures of what they really look like and post them for you. I think you'll be impressed.

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USA light has free shipping on all items over 100.00. This is the only place in my opinion to buy recessed lights. Much, much cheaper than using Halo lights and just as good of quality of not better. These are nice lights. Good luck. Browse their website and let me know if you like it as much as I do.
If you didn't have so many posts and an actual project (pics and all), I would think you were a salesman for that company. Maybe they should consider hiring you

While never using that particular brand, I have to say I am not overly impressed by any can lights. They are all (including Halo, Juno, any well known name brand) made as light (read: cheaply) as they can be made. If these are decent lights, they are definitely a very good value.
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i already bought my halo cans. Are the trims interchangeable with this brand?
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I would doubt it because the socket actually hangs down from the top of the can and snaps into the metal trim. I know I do sound like a salesman but I am really excited about them due to the quality and the great deal they are. I would try and take back the Halo's if possible if I were you.
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i already bought my halo cans. Are the trims interchangeable with this brand?
Probably not see post below
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I thought about returning the Halo cans and trim rings I bought at Home Depot and buying the ones mentioned from USA Light. Does anyone else know about the quality of these products?
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I just bought 18 more of these lights for a remodel. I would certainly take the Halos back. If you'd like I will send you a picture of what the cans and the trims look like. Also they ship for free anything over 100.00. Pretty sweet deal.
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the height of the ceiling can make a lot of difference in how it all looks and works. I didn't see that mentioned.


You can also go to manufacturers websites and obtain photometric data. That is basically a layout that shows how the light is dispersed and the light level at any given point. It helps in determining how many lights you will need.
Learn to read before responding.I don't recall there is a prize for the first suggestion to post.
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Thanks Bob! It is people like you that make me despise websites like this. Take a hike!
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That would be great. Please send me some pictures. They looked really good on the website. I can't figure out why there is so much difference in price between the Halo and USA trims. I can't imagine that the "Made in China" Halo trims are that much better. Thanks. Brian

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