## How do you calculate how many LED recessed lights are needed?

Formula: total sq. footage x 1.5 = total wattage needed. Total wattage divided by 60 watts (or whichever wattage you select) = total amount of recessed can lights. Example: 240 square foot room x 1.5 = 360 divided by 60 (the bulb wattage I’d like to use) = 6 recessed lights needed.

**How far apart should LED recessed lights be placed?**

A good general rule for placement is to divide the height of the ceiling by two. The result is the amount of space to leave between each light. For example, recessed lighting spacing for an 8-foot-high ceiling would be 4 feet between each light. This will provide good spacing for general room lighting.

**How many LED recessed lights per room?**

Whatever new recessed lighting you add should work with your existing fixtures. 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 far apart should 6 inch LED recessed lights be?

Generally speaking, recessed lights that are four inches in size should be placed four feet apart. Six-inch lights should be placed six feet apart.

**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 4 recessed lights be?**

If you don’t know how far apart to space your recessed lights, divide the height of the ceiling by two. As a baseline, for 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, etc.

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

Assuming a 60 watt light, you can put up to 24 lights on a 15 amp breaker. If you are using low-wattage LED bulbs, an LED bulb using 10 watts, you can install up to 150 bulbs on a single circuit.

**Can you have too many recessed lights?**

It often seems that installing recessed lights is a cure all, but they cannot properly wash light upon walls and all dark corners, which would bounce reflective light into the room. In fact, using too many recessed light may leave areas of your room dark and may even cost you more on your electric bill.

**How many LED lights can you put on a circuit?**

## How many LED can lights on a 20 amp circuit?

Maximum Lights Per Circuit Technically, you can install 13 outlets or lights on a 20-amp CB, but you can only put ten lights per circuit due to the 80% rule of maximum continuous load.

**Can I daisy chain LED recessed lights?**

Remember that you must run one ultra-thin extension cable (or run of low voltage wire) for each light. You can not daisy chain multiple lights together.

**How to estimate recessed lighting?**

LUMENS. Lumens,or light output,will in part dictate how bright your room is.

### How far should recessed lights be from the kitchen cabinet?

The average distance between cabinets and recessed lights is 12-18 inches. However, if you plan to install a ceiling fan in the kitchen, you might need to adjust that distance to allow for at least a 9 inches between the lights and the blades. Avoid putting recessed light over refrigerator. That will create an undesirable illuminating effect.

**How to layout recessed lighting in 4 Easy Steps?**

Where your lights should go on the ceiling.

**How to lay out recessed lighting?**

Avoid too bright lighting Most lights that go into a living room are going to be overbearing if they aren’t positioned properly.