ASSIST: Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems and Technologies
ASSIST recommends... Under-cabinet Lighting
Published March 2007
This three-part series provides guidelines to the use and testing of residential under-cabinet lighting fixtures. The first two publications listed below are designed to help homeowners, contractors, builders, and others understand the best practices for lighting kitchen counters and what to look for in an LED-based under-cabinet light fixture. The last document is written for fixture manufacturers and provides recommendations for testing under-cabinet lighting fixtures, regardless of light source.
Volume 2, Issue 1: A Homeowner's Guide to Residential Under-cabinet Lighting: Getting Good Lighting for Your Kitchen Counters (PDF 745K)
Volume 2, Issue 2: How to Select Residential LED Under-cabinet Lighting (PDF 315K)
Volume 2, Issue 3: Recommendations for Testing and Evaluating Under-cabinet Luminaires (PDF 400K)
ASSIST and the Lighting Research Center would like to thank the following organizations for their review and participation in the development of this publication: Acuity Brands Lighting/Lithonia, Ardee Lighting, Color Kinetics, Edison Price Lighting, GVA Lighting, LED Specialists, Lighting Services Inc., Lightolier, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Sea Gull Lighting, WAC Lighting, Zumtobel Staff.
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