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Replacing Incandescents with LEDS

Tolyn Ironman..........moderator,

Thanks for jumping in..........I will look to see if I can find an LED bulb that is rated for an enclosed fixture............they must be out there ?? Stay...
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Wow............Thank you for all of the...

Wow............Thank you for all of the responses..!

I sincerely appreciate the advice. It has been my experience that I have to change the 75 watt incandescent bulb at least once or twice a...
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Posted By bdek

Replacing Incandescents with LEDS

Hello,
I want to replace a 75 watt incandescent bulb in an exterior totally enclosed 9" diameter glass globe fixture with an LED bulb (75 watt equal).

Manufacturers labels indicate that 75 watt...
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Hey Marq1........thanks tooo for jumping in here...

Hey Marq1........thanks tooo for jumping in here to help me find the best solution and methods for retrofitting my shoplights. This has been a real learning experience for me and the new LED...
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Posted By bdek

Thanks Pilot Dane for jumping into the...

Thanks Pilot Dane for jumping into the conversation regarding my limited understanding of retrofitting shop lights and the best solution to handling existing ballasts...........you are definitely...
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Posted By bdek

Hi Norm.............thank you for getting back to...

Hi Norm.............thank you for getting back to me on the new LED technology. Would it be possible for you to reference who produced the lighting chart that you use for customers so that I might...
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Posted By bdek

Marq1............thanks for your response . I...

Marq1............thanks for your response . I too am in the process of changing over some of my fixtures from fluorescent to LED. It's a learning experience for me with the new technology. It...
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AllanJ...........I am off to my big box store to...

AllanJ...........I am off to my big box store to get the balance of the LED specifications that i missed with my first pass through. Once i am comfortable with all the information and have processed...
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Posted By bdek

LED vs FLUORESCENT LIGHTING

Pilot Dane..............thank you for the quick response. It was exactly what I was looking for. In the beginning I wasn't even sure how to phrase my questions, but after reading your response I...
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Posted By bdek

Question LED vs Fluorescent Lighting

Re: Lumen Output

It appears that the lumen output (lumen = a unit of lighting output) for LED fixtures or lamps is generally lower than than comparable fluorescent products. For example a 20"...
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Posted By bdek

Electronic ballasts - breaker humming

Thank you Pete.......appreciate your guidance.
Thank you also to those that have responded with comments and suggestions to my post.

I will be researching my problem further. I am still...
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Posted By bdek

Electronic ballasts - breaker humming

I have installed 5 inexpensive 2 lamp, 32w shop lights with electronic ballasts and plug in cords in my basement and 2 in the garage. They are on two separate breakers (garage and basement) and...
09-21-16, 08:03 AM
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Posted By bdek

Bonding rubber backed carpet mat plywood

Thank you Pjmax and Pilot Dane........... I am on the way to Home Depot to look at the various adhesives and the double sided carpet tape..........thanks for looking over my shoulder on this project....
09-20-16, 05:23 PM
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Posted By bdek

Question Bonding rubber backed carpet mat to plywood

Hello everyone,
I am constructing a light weight dolly with a plywood surface. I would like to bond a rubber backed carpet mat to the plywood. I have thought about using "contact cement"...
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Posted By bdek

Non Fire Rated Ceilings - - Surface mounted fluorescent fixtures

ray2057,
Your thought has great potential - - thanks for the input.
Bob
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Non fire Rated Ceilings - - surface mounted fluorescent fixtures

pcboss,
Thank you for your response, guidance and researching the NEC for this topic. I have concluded after reading your posting not to surface mount the lighting fixtures on the combustible...
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Posted By bdek

Non Fire Rated Ceilings - - Surface mounted fluorescent fixtures

Hello again,
All of you have really given me "food for thought" and I will talk to my local inspector. However I was wondering if the NEC has specific requirements / guidelines regarding the...
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Posted By bdek

Non Fire Rated Ceilings - - surface mounted fluorescent Fixtures

Nashkat1,
Thanks for the advice - - will try to catch the inspector.
Chain hung sounds like the resolve - - but I sure would like to get the lighting fixtures on the ceiling if possible..!
bob
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Posted By bdek

Non Fire Rated Ceilings - - Surface mounted fluorescent fixtures

Helo everyone,
I would like to install two lensed 4'-0 surface mounted uninsulated 2 lamp (t8, 32 watt) fluorescent fixtures with electronic ballasts on my garage ceiling. However the previous...
07-21-09, 06:55 AM
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Posted By bdek

Flue Piping - - Chimney Repair

Looks like I may be the only one doing flue piping and chimney repair - - no responses to posting??
Bob
07-17-09, 11:40 AM
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Posted By bdek

Flue Piping - Chimney Repair

Hello,

I live in a 1929 two family house. Over the years the two furnaces have been changed three times starting with the original coal fired furnaces. We now have two gas fired furnaces (new...
04-16-09, 07:55 AM
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Posted By bdek

New Outlet - Old Kitchen

Thank you John,
This is a good solution for a needed outlet.
Your comments are really appreciated.
Great forum - -you provide invaluable information.
Bob
04-15-09, 07:03 AM
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Posted By bdek

New Outlet - Old Kitchen

Hi,

Can I recess a metal box w/ duplex receptacle in
a 3/4" thick wooden kitchen cabinet side wall for use on an adjacent countertop (circa 1929)? Masonry chimney prevents me from fishing other...
12-18-08, 02:24 PM
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Posted By bdek

Vinyl Floor Selection

Hello again,

Well after visiting another one of our local flooring stores and reading the comments in this forum we have decided not to install sheet vinyl with the thick urethane foam backing. ...
12-14-08, 01:37 PM
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Posted By bdek

Vinyl Floor Selection

Hello,
We are down to the 2-1/2" wide x 3/4" thick tongue and groove floor boards (tight, smooth and in good condition) in a kitchen upgrade project of an eighty year old house. We would like to...
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