A downlight is a lamp that is often a light bulb set in a metal cylinder, mounted on or recessed into the ceiling for the purpose of providing a beam of light directed downward.
Some LED downlight kits can easily convert most 4”, 5” and 6” recessed downlights into more energy efficient solutions. Good brands utilize the most cutting-edge technology for the design of the optics and thermals.
Some downlights are retrofit into a recessed downlight or surface mounted directly to a J-box. The designs actually vary according to brands and necessities of consumers.
There are approved LED downlights that are of sleek design and can let you save to up to 80% in energy consumption. It is important not just to consider good design but also durability and less energy consumption.
The average life of downlights are usually ranging from 40,000 and 50,000 hours. These come at colour temperatures of 2,700 K, 3,000 K & 4,000K. These are usually available in 9, 11 and 13 watt options.
Colors like white, grey and black finishes are the ones usually available although there are some that come if other colors, some even furnished with neon colors which are too bright already, but it depends on the need that’s why they are also made available.
Downlights should be quick and easy to install as all mounting hardware for retrofit and new construction are often acquired in the kit. It is important that you consider the best brands that are trusted already when getting a LED Downlight. Search for as much reviews as you can online to know more about these and then later decide which LED downlight is the best to acquire.