Luminaire Restrictions in Clothes Closets

In clothes closets, recessed incandescent or LED luminaires with a completely enclosed light source can be installed in the wall or the ceiling, provided there is a minimum clearance of _____ between the luminaire and the nearest point of a storage space.

a) 3 in.
b) 6 in.
c) 9 in.
d) 12 in.

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) 6 in.

Article 410 covers the requirements for luminaires, lampholders and lamps. As noted in Sec. 410.16(C)(3), "The minimum clearance between luminaires installed in clothes closets and the nearest point of a closet storage space shall be 6 in. for recessed incandescent or LED luminaires with a completely enclosed light source installed in the wall or ceiling."

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