Electrical Wiring in the Home/LED lighting
Hello: I have a four bulb ceiling fixture with a dimmer switch on the wall.There is a sticker on the fixture warning not to use more than 60 watt bulbs.I was wondering if it would be safe to use 100 watt equivalent dimmable LED bulbs in this fixture.I assume you will approve,as the LEDs only draw a fraction of the current of incandescents.Thanks!
It's not the power draw that causes problems, it is the heat from the bulbs. As long as the 100 watt LED bulbs produce less heat, you are OK, which I assume it would be.
But LED bulbs do not dim well. Some are not made to be dimmed, and those that are made to be dimmed usually do not get very dim.
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