Why Track Lights Get Hot
I wired a track light but it is hot around the light is that common? Track Light Heads and High Heat Problems
Causes of Track Lights to Get Hot
Electrical Question: I wired a track light but it is hot around the light is that common?
This electrical question came from Mark, a Homeowner from Wareham, MA.
Thanks for your electrical question Mark.
Track Lights That Get Hot
- Track Light Heads and High Heat Problems
- Track light heads get hot as a result of the type and size of the lamp that is installed in the track light head.
- The larger the light bulb and the higher the amount of watts that the lamp will produce, the hotter the track light head will get.
- Each track light head or lamp assembly will have a specified lamp type and maximum watt size that is recommended for best performance.
- If larger output lamps are installed then there is a great chance that the track light head will be damaged, and may be a fire hazard.
- Be sure to stay within the specified limits to make so your track lights will be safe.
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