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## How far apart should 6 LED recessed lights be placed?

If a 6-inch light has a spacing criteria of 1.5 and the ceiling height is 8 feet, the maximum space between each light should be **12 feet**. This formula is critical for lighting a space because if the lights are too far apart, they will look like spotlights with big shadows between each other.

## How far apart should Can lights be?

To determine how far apart to space your recessed lights, **divide the height of the ceiling by two**. If a room has an 8 foot ceiling, you should space your recessed lights approximately 4 feet apart. If the ceiling is 10 feet, you’ll want to put about 5 feet of space in between each fixture.

## How do I calculate how much light I need?

As a handy rule of thumb, a sitting room or bedroom will generally require around **10-20 lumens per square foot**, while a bathroom or kitchen will need a stronger level of lighting, at around 70-80 lumens per square foot. To work out the lumens you need, simply multiply the square footage of the room by this figure.

## How many can lights in a 20×20 room?

If you have a center light fixture, you should be able to use 4 inch line voltage cans or low voltage for supplemental lighting. I would go with **at least 8 three inch cans for a** 20 foot room.

## How far apart should LED downlights be placed?

Follow The Ceiling Height Rule Of Thumb

A general rule of thumb for spacing your downlights is to **take the height of your ceiling and divide by 2**. For example, if your ceiling is 8 feet high, then your downlights should be around 4 feet apart from each other.

## How many 6 recessed lights do I need?

Measure your room to see how many fixtures you will need. A common rule of thumb is that you use **one recessed light for every 4 to 6 square feet of ceiling space**. Doing so provides even, overall illumination.

## How many LED lights can be on a 15 amp circuit?

Each CFL or LED bulb typically gives the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb while drawing 10 watts or less, which is equivalent to a current draw of 1/12 amp. Thus a 15-amp circuit can safely **control 180 or more fixtures that use** CFL or LED bulbs.