Changing from fluorescent to Incandescent Lights


Old 04-13-05, 07:17 AM
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Changing from fluorescent to Incandescent Lights

Hi guys,

I have an older home that has drop ceilings in the bedrooms with fluorescent lights. I want to to change to normal incandescent lighting and even add a ceiling fan to one of the bedrooms. Can you give me an idea of how hard this would be and what I would need to accomplish this? I am not the best with lighting issue so try to keep it basic for me! Thanks for your help!

Old 04-13-05, 05:27 PM
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The important thing is to document which wires went to what colors on the old fixtures. DO NOT change any splices that are not connected to the fixture wires.

I can tell you that you will not have an easy time trying to find fixtures that do not have a warning about only using with wiring with a 90 degree rating. This rating of insulation only started about 1987. Any wiring prior to that was not rated that high.

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