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Why can’t compact fluorescent lights be used in can light fixtures?


Recessed, or can, fixtures become too hot for compact fluorescents. If you don’t use the cover it might work out alright but then it is not the most attractive lighting feature.




Barbara Buffaloe, Architectural Studies, College of Human Environmental Studies, University of Missouri-Columbia




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