How Do You Wire Halogen Light Fixtures?

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How Do You Wire Halogen Light Fixtures?

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Halogen lights offer a brighter, longer-lasting alternative to incandescent or compact fluorescent ones. The halogen gas burns at a much higher temperature than the gas in other bulbs and reacts with vaporized tungsten from the filament, depositing some it back on the filament, increasing its life span. The high temperature shifts the color spectrum of halogen light more towards blue, making the light appear brighter. Halogen light fixtures are wired in the same way as incandescent or compact fluorescent ones. Make sure the power is off to the fixture before making connections. Remove about 6 inches of sheathing from the house wire by cutting around the circumference with a utility knife. Be sure not to cut into the plastic casings of the enclosed wires. Pull the sheathing off with pliers. Remove about 1/2 inch of casing from the ends of the black-and-white wires with a splicing tool. Hold the white wire from the house wire together with the white wire from the fixture so that the ends

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