When speaking of track lighting, we refer to the kind of light that consists a various types of light fixtures placed on a rail. These rails can be more visible or less, depending on the style of the interior design itself, as they can become an integral part of it, offers an important Architectural Accent lighting design and function.
In track lighting, fixtures attach to a continuous track that contains electrical conductors that power multiple lights along the track. Tracks can be mounted to walls or ceilings and come in both straight and curved formations. The heads (or lights) can be positioned (and repositioned) in various ways along the track, as well as pivoting to project light in different directions.
Track Rail: The track is wired to power and holds the conductors for the heads. This is the part that’s mounted to the ceiling or wall, with the opening facing down or out.
Heads: The heads are the lamp-holding fixtures like EOS, connected to the power source inside the track with two metal tabs that also lock and secure it in place on the track.
Single, dual or triple circuits are the three options for track rails. Single circuit means all the track fixtures turn on and off together, while dual and triple circuit gives you more control options by allowing you to turn on a set number of fixtures at a time.
Over the decades, track lighting has evolved. Exhibiting more flexible, slimmer designs along with advancements in LED lighting technology. High-CRI LED light coupled with adjustability, makes track lighting a prominent choice for displaying art in galleries and museums or products in retail stores.