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Old 11-19-2009, 10:11 AM   #16
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Try this lighting calculator. You can choose various type of fixtures.

http://www.simkar.com/ZC_tool/index.html
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Also be aware that some people do not have radio reception after installing a lot of flourescent bulbs...

Long thread on the garage site:
http://www.garagejournal.com/forum/s...ad.php?t=28982
Good info everyone should know - thanks!
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:17 AM   #18
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I have six 4' floresant shop fixures providing general lighting in my 24x30 workshop/garage with 8' ceiling. Two more are directly above dedicated workbench areas.

Additionally I have two worklights on retractable cord reels hanging from the ceiling in convienent places to grab some extra light when needed.
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Old 12-23-2009, 11:07 AM   #19
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I have six 4' floresant shop fixures providing general lighting in my 24x30 workshop/garage with 8' ceiling.
You should be getting 300 lux, minimum, over that area if they are 32w tubes.
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