Under Cabinet Lighting

If you don't currently have undercabinet lights then you truly are missing an amazing opportunity to be able to have adequate task lighting on your kitchen counters.  There are various types of undercabinet light fixtures that can be used, the most common being flouresant, led, halogen and xenon. 

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XENON modular


LED modular


FLOURESCENT modular

Various Styles Of Puck Lights
 




Under Cabinet lights help to create task light as well as ambiant light and there are multiple solutions that have the capability to be on a dimmer switch. 

flourescent lamp
Science Dictionary
fluorescent lamp (fl -rěs'ənt)
An electric lamp that produces light through fluorescence. In most fluorescent lamps, a mixture of argon and mercury gas contained in a glass bulb is stimulated by an electric current, producing ultraviolet rays. These rays strike a fluorescent phosphor coating on the interior surface of the bulb, causing it to emit visible light. Fluorescent lamps are much more efficient than incandescent lamps because very little energy is lost as heat. Compare incandescent lamp.
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LED
light-emitting diode: a semiconductor diode that emits light when conducting current and is used in electronic equipment, especially for displaying readings on digital watches, calculators, etc.

Halogen lamp
–noun / a gas-filled, high-intensity incandescent lamp having a tungsten filament and containing a small amount of a halogen, such as iodine, that vaporizes on heating and redeposits any evaporated tungsten particles back onto the filament: used especially in motion-picture projectors and automobile headlights.
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Xenon
Science Dictionary
xenon (zē'nŏn')
A colorless, odorless element in the noble gas group occurring in extremely small amounts in the atmosphere. It was the first noble gas found to form compounds with other elements. Xenon is used in lamps that make intense flashes, such as strobe lights and flashbulbs for photography. Atomic number 54; atomic weight 131.29; melting point -111.9°C; boiling point -107.1°C; density (gas) 5.887 grams per liter; specific gravity (liquid) 3.52 (-109°C). See Periodic Table.
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