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Lotus Lights ultra thin recessed led lights are an energy efficient and convenient recessed light for residential and commercial design projects. The patent pending thin recessed led lights are available in several sizes and with square and round trims. The rigorously tested led lighting unit provides industry leading performance at a fraction of the price of competitors. Lotus lights super thin recessed lights allow you to place downlighting in areas normal recessed lighting could never fit. Lotus super thin lights do not require a bulky housing and are less than 2" high, allowing you to place them along ceilings and walls with little working height. The led light module features a convenient snap for locking the unit against drywall or sheetrock nd is available for new or existing construction. Super thin recessed lighting is available 4", 6" and 8" square and round models and in black or white trims.

For ceilings with a shallow plenum, ultra thin LED downlights are the ideal solution. They can be mounted in rooms or spaces where a recessed can or a taller fixture won't fit, such as under balconies and in elevators. In lobbies, hotel rooms, retail spaces, boutiques, and offices, ultra thin recessed lighting is a popular choice. You also get all of LED lighting's other advantages, such as a longer lifetime than other systems, lower maintenance costs, and energy savings. When replacing incandescent or halogen bulbs with LEDs, you won't need to run the air conditioning as much in the summer because LEDs emit less heat!

IC Rated Thin Recessed Lights

Since thin recessed lighting is IC rated for use in contact with insulated ceilings, no housing is needed. The ultra-thin LED downlights do not generate enough heat to necessitate a distance between the fixture and the insulation, necessitating the use of additional housings or fittings. This means they can be used in both renovation and new building projects. After the mounting hole is drilled, the installation takes just a few minutes. Some modules have a remote driver box, while others are a single unit, refer to the spec sheet when assessing the overall dimensions necessary. Installation instructions are available on each product page, as well as by phone, email, or live chat.

Since they will be in contact with water vapor, bathroom downlights must be damp position rated. Downlights and fixtures that are only rated for dry locations may be damaged by steam from the shower. To avoid problems, only wet-rated downlights can be used in a standing shower or, preferably, in any bathroom. Wet position downlights are ideal for bathrooms and can even be used directly over the tub, while damp rated downlights should be placed further away from any splashes or sprays. The UL listing can be found on the product page or in the spec sheet PDF.

Choosing the Right Color Temperature for Your Recessed Lighting

The color temperature of the downlights can have a significant impact on the feel of the space when selecting ultra thin recessed lighting for your bathroom. A bright 4000K LED downlight can help you wake up and get energized quicker, while a colder color temperature of 3500K or less can help you relax at the end of the day. As a result, morning people prefer cooler color temperatures, while night owls prefer warmer color temperatures. Regardless of which group you fall under, consider using an LED dimmer switch with your dimmable bathroom downlights to avoid being blinded or waking your spouse on late-night bathroom trips.

When it comes to selecting a color temperature for your ultra thin recessed lighting in the kitchen, personal preference and style aesthetic are good starting points, just as they are in bathrooms. Kitchen downlights in the 2700 Kelvin range are common, particularly when paired with brighter higher Kelvin lights for under cabinet or task lighting. This is particularly true in kitchens with natural wood cabinets, as warmer lighting brings out the wood tones, while bluer lighting can make the room feel cold and unnatural. A cooler Kelvin downlight about 4000 Kelvin, on the other hand, can prevent your kitchen from looking too yellow if it has white cabinets with granite countertops and blue accents.

2700 Kelvin is the way to go if you like the look of incandescent lamps. Consider kitchen downlights in 3000K, 3500K, or 4000K if you think incandescent bulbs are too yellow. If you prefer the look of halogen bulbs to incandescent bulbs, LED downlights with a color temperature of 3000 Kelvin are the nearest color match. We don't suggest going above a Kelvin temperature of 4000 degrees Fahrenheit because 5000 degrees Fahrenheit and higher is more normal in commercial spaces and can be jarring at night or first thing in the morning.

Frequently Asked Questions About Thin Recessed Lights

Q. What is the best way to mount LED ultra thin recessed lights?
A. Many LED recessed lights on the market today are DIY-friendly, with pre-labeled slots for color-coded Romex wires. Working with electricity, on the other hand, often carries some danger, so employ an electrician if you're not familiar with wiring.

Q. How far away from the kitchen cabinets should thin recessed lights be placed?

A. Recessed LED lights should be mounted 14 to 16 inches out from the upper cabinets' edge to completely illuminate countertop work areas. This provides the best lighting angle.

Q. Do ultra thin recessed lights need a separate housing?

A. Housing refers to the container that houses the lightbulb (or LED diodes), and today's recessed LED lights have thinner, lighter housings than older-style can lights. These new ultra thin led recessed lights essentially eliminate the housing and the danger associated with the additional installation and maintenance.

Q. Can I use thin recessed lights outdoors?

A. Consider all weather wet rated rust proof Indoor/Outdoor Recessed Lights if you need can lights for an outdoor environment. These lights won't rust or corrode thanks to aluminum cans and trim, making them ideal for use on the ceilings of covered porches or patios. They're built to replace older can lights and typically take 50W equivalent LED bulbs.

There's no need to tie the cans to the joists because the light comes with an easy-to-wire junction box and heavy-duty spring clips to keep it in place. Keep in mind that, while the lights are rust-resistant, they are not waterproof and should not be used in areas where they may be exposed to direct water spray, such as from a sprinkler.

For all weather outdoor recessed lighting refer to our outdoor recessed lighting section.

 

Regressed lighting trims allow you to in-set your recessed lighting helping to reduce glare and provide attractive downlighting. Lotus lighting offers several sizes of trims including the popular 4", 6" and 8" inch options which are available as a regular and deep regressed. Deep regressed lighting offers even smaller cone angle creating a more dramatic light source great for accents or over large areas to reduce overhead glare. They are available in stylish black trims, in both round and square versions. These IC rated, air tight regressed lighting modules come in warm to cool color temperature and up to 1300 lumens making them a great choice for retail locations, restaurants and building foyers. Lotus regressed lighting is an excellent choice for budget conscious designers that require top level performance. Call or chat today to see how we can help you find the right light!

Lotus LED lights are a great option for accent and artwork lighting. Gimbal trims are LED recessed lights which have a pivoting head that allows you to rotate the direction of the light in order to illuminate architectural elements and wall art. These lights range from small 2" versions to large 6" regressed versions. All Lotus Lights features best in class LED module which can be pivoted to any direction. The patent pending led module and driver is low profile allowing you to place fixtures in areas with little clearance. These lights come in 2", 3", 4" and as regular and regressed versions. They make great accent lighting for retail and restaurants where decor changes and lighting needs to be adjusted regularly. Ask the experts at Brand Lighting about all the options for recessed lighting in our showroom and online!

When you are looking to get the most out of each recessed light, Lotus Lighting offers high output led recessed lighting modules. These high performance led recessed lights output greater than 1000 lumens in an ultra compact unit. High output recessed lighting is available in 4" round and square trims. High output lighting can be used in large spaces with accent lighting to create unique lighting effects. The high output gimbal lights are great for calling attention to architectural elements and wall decor. Affordable and durable, Lotus Lighting high output lighting provides you exceptional value and performance in a compact LED recessed lighting unit. Ask the us about high output recessed lighting for your home or office from all our brands.

Lotus lighting offers an 8" large diameter commercial led light for indoor commercial and retail applications. Commercial led recessed lighting provides overhead flood lighting for warehouses, retail locations and any large format space. Lotus lights commercial led lighting is also a great choice for home garages and large work areas. The extended lifetime and ease of installation of Lotus commercial led recessed lighting makes them a favorite among our top builders and contractors. Lotus commercial recessed lighting is covered by their industry leading 5 year residential warranty and 10 year commercial warranty. View the options for 8" recessed downlighting from Lotus Lights online or in our south Florida showrooms. Call the LED lighting experts at Brand Lighting or chat with us online! 

The largest diameter commercial led lighting available within the line is the 10" commercial LED downlight. This extra large diameter LED overhead flood light is great for commercial and retail spaces. All Lotus commercial led lighting is covered by their 5 year warranty. Ask the commercial LED lighting experts at Brand Lighting about all the 10" commercial led recessed lighting options available from Lotus and other great vendors. Our large catalog of commercial led lighting can be a challenge to navigate. Allow the pros who know to help you find the right light!  Their commercial recessed lighting is a top choice of builders around the world for their high quality commercial recessed lighting at an affordable price. Call or visit Brand Lighting online to view more commercial recessed lighting options.

A top choice for our commercial and residential builders and contractors. Lotus's top quality builder grade led recessed lighting offers contractors an affordable and effective led lighting solution backed with their industry leading warranty. The builder grade recessed lights do not sacrifice on quality but offer builders a cost effective solution for large commercial or residential projects. The builder grade recessed lights are available in 4", 6" and 8" diameters with square and round trims. If you need to reduce glare in your installation, they offers budget friendly builder grade regressed lighting. At Brand Lighting we have been helping contractors, builders and architects find downlighting solutions that meet their budget and exceed their expectations. Let the recessed lighting pros help you find the right light for your large construction project. Ask us how you can save with our industry leading Cost+ pricing and dedicate project support. 

Replacement goof rings for their series of residential and commercial recessed led lighting. Goof rings and other accessories are designed only to work with Lotus lighting equipment. At Brand Lighting we carry the entire line of  led recessed lighting, if you don't see what you need call or chat and we will find it! If you need replacement parts or accessories, contact us online or in store options for available  replacement parts and accessories.

The 8" large diameter commercial led light for indoor commercial and retail applications. Commercial led recessed lighting provides overhead flood lighting for warehouses, retail locations and any large format space. Lotus lights commercial led lighting is also a great choice for home garages and large work areas. The extended lifetime and ease of installation of Lotus commercial led recessed lighting makes them a favorite among our top builders and contractors. Lotus commercial recessed lighting is covered by their industry leading 5 year residential warranty and 10 year commercial warranty. View the options for 8" recessed downlighting online or in our south Florida showrooms. Call the LED lighting experts at Brand Lighting or chat with us online!

Designer Lotus Lights Recessed Lighting from Brand Lighting

Lotus recessed lighting is available for residential and commercial applications. You can find energy efficient LED recessed lighting for a wide range of applications. The 4" and 6" super thin recessed led lights are popular among our residential interior designers and architects. Their super thin recessed lights offer numerous advantages over their non-LED counterparts. They are undeniably one of the thinnest units on the market (patent pending) allowing contractors to place these recessed lights in areas with limited ceiling or wall space. The air-tight, wet and IC rated LED thin recessed lighting options are among the most popular products for the home, office and commercial locations.
 
Lotus Lighting offers several builder and contractor grade fixtures specifically made for larger retail areas and for commercial installations that need balance affordability with durability. Commercial led recessed lights are available as 8" and 10" round. They feature a low profile for easy installation and industry leading warranty.
 
Additionally they offer a selection including gimbal and regressed trims. Gimbal lighting features a pivoting head that allows you to control the direction of the lighting. Gimbal lighting is perfect for accenting artwork and interesting architectural elements. The regressed rims offer builders the option of an inset led light source. The depth of the regressed light determines the cone angle while the finish can drastically alter the light output. Combined together these elements make regressed lighting a great choice for wall and window accent lighting as well as highlighting architectural elements.