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To find out the wanted lumens, you’ll want to multiply your room sq. footage by your room foot-candle requirement. For instance, a 100 sq. foot residing room, which wants 10-20 foot-candles, will want 1,000-2,000 lumens. A 100 sq. foot eating room, which wants 30-40 foot-candles, will want 3,000-4,000 lumens