Frequent question: Can you use LED bulbs in recessed fixtures?

What type of light bulbs can be used in enclosed fixtures?

Most LED Bulbs carry a strong warning about using the bulb in a fully enclosed fixture. EarthLED has partnered with leading manufactures of LED Light Bulbs that can be safely used in enclosed fixtures for both industrial and commercial applications.

What is bad about LED lights?

The AMA says that life-long exposure of the retina and lens to blue peaks from LEDs can increase the risk of cataract and age-related macular degeneration. Studies also reveal that light emitted by LEDs can cause retinal changes, if there is high exposure for even a short period of time.

Why do LED bulbs flicker in some fixtures?

It could be a number of things. But most commonly, LED bulbs may flicker or dim in your home when there are voltage fluctuations in your home’s wiring. When electrical loads turn on and off in your home, this creates a change in voltage levels, which may cause the LED lights to occasionally dim or flicker.

Are LED bulbs cooler?

LEDs are cooler.

LEDs run much cooler than incandescent bulbs and significantly cooler than CFLs.

Can I mix LED and halogen bulbs in same fixture?

Yes, in many cases, you can simply replace your bulbs separately, one by one. We guide you through the most important steps for selecting replacement LED bulbs for most commonly used fittings. … Furthermore, LEDs can handle all hues of white light, so the warm yellowish light of halogen bulbs is perfectly within reach!

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