We used hockey-pucks under cabinet lights in our
previous kitchen. Both Halogen and Xenon. 115V and
12V with transformers. We felt these tuna-can style
were more for decorative effect than task lighting.
When we remodeled (new everything) our kitchen, we had
the GE Premium fluorescent light fixtures installed
under the cabinets for task lighting. We had flood
light cans put in the ceiling. and the GEs under the
We have an interior kitchen; there are no windows in
the kitchen itself. There is little natural light
available. However, with our lighting scheme using the
GE Premium , we found the colors are good, food looks
good and there are few, if any shadows. These old eyes
really love all the heat-less task lighting.
The GE premium fixtures are available in several
thicknesses and lengths at your friendly home
No commercial ties to GE.
I've learned that an insatiable curiosity is important
to never feeling old.
"dd" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
| About a year ago, I installed new kitchen cabinets
and used xenon task
| lights from National Speciality Lighting. They have
been great. They are
| dimmable, bright and give off much less heat then
halogen. They are
| supposed to have a much greater life than the halogen
also. I do not have
| any relation to National Speciality Lighting or any
lighting retailer or
| wholesaler at all. I am just very happy with.the
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| "Mike in Arkansas" <email@example.com> wrote in
| > What do you recommend as the best undercounter
light style. All I seem
| > to find are the little hocky puck disks and rope
lights. Anything else
| > out there? Thanks. BTW these are going to be for
new cabinets so I
| > can build the upper bottoms around the light.