LED CORNICE / COVING
What is LED cornice / coving ?
LED cornice / coving, is cornice or coving that has been installed to leave a gap at either the ceiling or wall edge, LED lights are then installed out of sight behind the cornice. When the LED lighting is turned on the light projects out of the gap.
Do i need to buy special cornice / coving?
No, Any cornice or coving can be used. There is absolutely no need to purchase “specifically made for led cornice”. You do not need a rebate in the back of the cornice for the LED’s to sit on. LED’s are fixed to the wall/ceiling prior to the cornice being installed allowing for the light to be directed in the desired direction.
Most of the LED cornices you see online are made from Polyurethane and not Plaster. These are sold in Shorter lengths meaning more joints and generally cost more than real plaster cornice per meter whilst leaving a poor quality finish compared to plaster cornice.
Why use LED lighting & plaster cornice.
LED lights used with traditional plaster cornice can add aesthetic appeal to a room or building whilst retaining a period properties character.
In a modern property, LED lighting with plaster cornice can highlight clean lines
LED lighting with cornice provides several benefits, including energy efficiency, long lifespan, and flexibility in design. LED lights use less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs, which can save money on electricity costs. They also have a much longer lifespan up to 100,000 hours on some LED’s.