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Recessed Lighting Trims
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About Recessed Lighting Trims
A recessed lighting trim consists of a light recessed (sitting back) inside with a trim to control the light. The lighting trim controls the light’s functionality and provides a certain aesthetic or architectural look. It concentrates the light based on the type of trim. A recessed lighting trim serves two main purposes:
a) Direct the light and sculpt light downward
b) Provide an architectural finished look
Recessed lighting trims have a lot of versatility. There are a number of styles to improve your kitchen, hallway, bathroom, and bedroom. In order to choose a recessed lighting trim, you first need to determine your objective and desired affect.
Popular Recessed Lighting Trim Styles.
- Baffle Recessed Lighting Trim. A recessed baffle trim has grooves or ribs to absorb light and reduce glare. Baffle is one of the mot popular trims.
- Eyeball Recessed Lighting Trim or Directional Trims. An eyeball includes the electrical lighting unit and the mounting platform. They break down into two types depending on the construction of the building
- Reflector Recessed Lighting Trim. Reflectors are smooth and reflect the light illuminate as much as much as possible
- Gimbal Recessed Lighting Trim. Reminiscent of a eyeball recessed light trim, the gimbal can pivot. The downside is that some light can get cut off at extreme angles Pinhole Recessed Lighting Trims. Pinhole recessed trims provide precision lighting and concentrate the light into a beam