First introduced in the 1950s to complement the era’s sleek, Mid Century style, recessed lighting or “can lighting” is still popular more than 60 years later, and for good reason. It’s easily hidden, has no exposed wires and complements other lighting – from flush mount fixtures to chandeliers and wall sconces – for a balanced lighting design.
Despite these benefits, recessed lighting has developed a reputation for being inefficient, especially as more customers look to save money, save energy and do what’s right for the environment. But the best recessed lights combine a polished, clean look with a flexible, energy-efficient lighting solution.
Here are four tips for making recessed lighting more energy efficient.
The Halo SLD Series by Eaton’s Lighting Division is an ultra-low profile LED surface mounting luminaire with the performance and appearance of a traditional downlight. The Halo LED downlight product line had the first ENERGY STAR-certified LED downlight in 2009.
In April 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored Eaton as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year.
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Source: U.S. Department of Energy