Florida kitchen updating

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This was built to accommodate fluorescent tube lights which are covered by plastic panels.

If this is your ceiling type, you have two options: Frame the soffit opening and cover it with drywall.

Needless to say, it was hard to get excited about installing fluorescent lighting.

When it comes to brightness, it’s not the size of the recessed light that matters. Take a look at the packaging of any light bulb or LED and you’ll find the .Let’s look at a few options for replacing your old lights with modern .The first thing you need to do is identify the type of ceiling you have. Depending on when your home was built, your kitchen ceiling is likely either flat or it has a fluorescent soffit.For example, here in California all of the lighting we install must meet the requirements of Title-24, a set of efficiency guidelines mandated by the CEC and updated every three years.In the past, this was very frustrating because the only type of lights that met the efficiency requirements for kitchen lights were fluorescent.

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