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Halogen spots in kitchen too dim

Discussion in 'Electrics UK' started by Edufixer, 21 Nov 2019.

  1. Edufixer

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    I have 6 old style halogen spots in kitchen ceiling with transformer they are gradually getting dimmer and dimmer.what is the best way to improve/change these for something more powerful
     
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    Depends exactly what you have. If you could just use 230v mains instead of a transformer feed at each point then integral lights would be the way to go Enlites or something like that. Is it easy to get to each light? LED lighting is both more economical and generally gives off a higher amount of illumination.
     
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    Also. Halogen lights are being phased out, so you’ll be forced to make a more energy-efficient lighting choice.
     
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    For each of the Enlite down-lights in this listing the output lumens are given, so you have an indication as to how bright they are.
    (https://www.screwfix.com/c/electrical-lighting/downlights/cat840836?brand=enlite)

    For comparison, a standard 60 W incandescent globe gave about 800 lumens.
     
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