The under Cabinet lighting, what is it & does it give off much heat?
joyalia6
October 14, 2013
I am wondering if the lighting is more task or ambiance? Would it get hot for ex. folding clothes on the countertops? Thanks for your time.
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Klopf Architecture
this photo is getting a little old, so technology has changed. The lights pictures are fluorescent under-cabinet lights that give off very little heat. Today we'd probably use an LED under-cabinet light (which would also give off very little heat). So no worries about your clothes getting too hot at all.
    Bookmark   October 15, 2013 at 10:53AM
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Clear Lighting and Electrical Design
The light produced by the fixture in the photo is both ambient and task. With the cabinets so dark there is not much reflected light. Heat travels up so the items in the cabinets may become warm. The fixtures you have are halogen type that produce a ton of heat. Leave them on for an hour and feel the bottom of the cabinet.

With the upper cabinets so high a light valance may be added to reduce the glare factor. Hope this is helpful... ClearLED.biz
    Bookmark   May 15, 2014 at 10:33AM
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