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closet lights #168653
09/11/07 07:46 PM
09/11/07 07:46 PM
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jeffrose  Offline OP
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I am familiar with the code regarding closet lights. However I would like to install ardee clic strip led undercabinet type lights on the door jamb which I believe is not technically "in" the closet?



http://www.ardeelighting.com/subpage.php?id=clikstrip_led

Jeff

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Re: closet lights [Re: jeffrose] #168654
09/11/07 08:30 PM
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410.8 only refers to incandescent and fluoresecent. And the closest reference to the door jam is "installed on the wall above the door..."
That's out of 2002 and I'm too lazy to go out to the van and get the 2005 right now.
I'm curious to see if 2008 addresses this and other types of lighting.
I'd say you should be OK putting it any where fluorescent is OK.
Vince

Re: closet lights [Re: ChicoC10] #168657
09/11/07 10:37 PM
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I wrote a proposal to the 2008 that they recognize LED lights in a closet with less or no restriction. They said "accept in principle" but I never actually went back to see what language they decided on.


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