a glittering pendant at the end of a necklace chain, a ceiling pendant light is
designed to catch the eye. Whether it sparkles bright or discreetly glows, Troy
Lighting offers choice in a pendant light that will be the crowning touch in
any room of your home.
a chandelier, a pendant is a light fixture that is attached to the ceiling. A
chandelier typically has several branches, upon each of which sits a bulb.
Pendants generally have a more integrated shape and comprise these main parts:
- The canopy or ceiling
cap which conceals the electrical wiring that connects the fixture to the
ceiling junction box.
- The tubing, rod, or
chain that connects the pendant to the canopy, and is usually about half-a-foot
- The pendant ring or
holder which connects the pendant to the tubing.
- The pendant or main
framework, which can be constructed from a variety of materials, such as glass,
metal, or fabric.
professionals have a few basic tips to ensure that your pendant light provides
maximum light and visual impact.
Wattage. How much light a room needs can
be calculated thusly:
Room length multiplied by room width
multiplied by 1.5
if your room is 16’ x 16’ the amount of wattage the room needs is 384 watts.
may sound like a lot of watts, but Troy Lighting pendant lights can carry LEDs,
an energy-efficient means of getting the illumination you want. A standard
incandescent light bulb lasts anywhere from 1,000 to 2,000
. An LED light can last as long as 50,000 hours!
Pendant Hangers. To adequately light up
a room, consider using several Troy Lighting pendants. You can stagger their
height for visual interest as well as mix pendant styles. Check with your
lighting retailer for a pendant hanger. Operating the same way as track
lighting, the pendant hanger is a type of canopy that allows up to three
pendants to be hung and connected to just one junction box. The pendants will all work with one light
Head Clearance. If the pendant is to
be hung over a table or kitchen island, the general rule is that the bottom of
the pendant be at least five feet from the floor. If the pendant isn’t
positioned over any furniture, such as in a closet, foyer or hallway, allow for
at least six and a half feet.
lights come in a stunning variety of styles. Pendant designs can be inspired
from nature, such as a sea urchin shell or a beehive. They can be sculptural or
industrial. You can choose from antique classics to futuristic pendants shaped
like comets and revolving solar systems. The pendant can be clear glass,
showing off a cool vintage-style Edison light bulb within. It can be opaque
white, a vivid orange or have the iridescent blue of ocean water.
your taste, there is a pendant to match. From minimalist and modern to pendants
that pop with pizzazz, a Troy Lighting pendant light is just like jewelry,
ornamenting your home with its quintessential combination of form and function.