I need some help/advice for installing general (not task) can lamps in a
This installation will be in the work, not eating area. They are 4",
non-directional cans that will be above a U-shaped counter/work area. The
dimensions of the U are 10' on the legs and 8' for the bottom of the U.
The entire work area has upper cabinets above it as well. I don't feel the
need for a central light in the middle of the U as the penumbras of the
installed lights should be adequate, I think, for lighting this less-used
space (no island). However, I would like to have good, relatively
shadow-free lighting on the countertops.
The countertops are a standard 24" deep and the upper cabinets are a
standard 12" deep.
How far back (or forward) of the countertop edge should these lights be