Cali Montgomery Lighting, 2018-09-23 18:23:40. Indoor lighting is usually taking the place of natural light, or enhancing it. Various rooms in the house or office many already receive natural illumination during the day but need additional help, and of course, at night the lighting needs to be fairly bright. There are so many products on the market. You can choose ceiling, wall or track lighting, recessed lighting and many more options. The key to choosing the right balance is to consider what the rooms will be used for, and when, and what energy efficiency ratings you are ideally looking for. Indoor lighting can come with many features such as dimmer switches.
Estelle Tate Lighting, 2018-09-23 18:24:08. In today's age, the idea of going green seems to have become passion for many people. There are many questions that people ask about going green. Many people are trying to lead a more environmentally friendly life by recycling, composting and organic gardening. However, one of the most consuming activities that our society still engages in is consuming energy. In America alone, more electricity is consumed per capita than in any other part of the world. People use electricity for lights, toys, and many other things. Lighting, however, is the biggest offender.
Anika Shields Lighting, 2018-09-23 18:38:28. Psychological and scientific studies have shown that people function better in terms of overall mood and cognitive function when there is sufficient light. People are also more likely to inhabit a room wherein the lighting has been set up to make the space seem warm and inviting. Therefore, lighting strategy must be considered as fundamental during the design of any living space, since lighting impacts how that space will be perceived and utilized.
Rylie Bean Lighting, 2018-09-21 19:10:14. Mosaic lights provide another artistic lighting option. Mosaic designs are not new; they have been around since the time of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Mosaics are usually made of broken glass or pottery, which is set into plaster or cement, creating a very durable and colorful material. It is then fashioned into a glass ball that fits over the light bulb and attached to a stake. You can create a virtually unlimited number of designs and colors with mosaic lights. If you can't find a mosaic light that fits your design scheme, you can have a local artisan create a custom design for your solar fixture.
Nevaeh Perry Lighting, 2018-09-21 18:51:33. The color of a room's lighting is a major factor in setting the emotional tone for that room. Light is what brings out the colors of the room and gives it the personality that you are trying to design into your space. Light is made up of different colors, and depending on those colors, an object or surface is enhanced or diminished. We see the colors of an object because the light falling on it contains the same colors as the object. The thing to remember when choosing the lighting for a room is what colors are going to be in the room, and will those same colors be present in my lighting design.
Maxine Harvey Lighting, 2018-09-21 19:32:35. When you start developing your "project plan" for garden lighting, one of the first things you should consider is the type of lighting you will need in your various outdoor spaces. Task lighting is mostly functional. It's the most concentrated type of lighting. You need to install this type in areas where you want to read or carry out any form of detailed work (e.g. needlework and other craft hobbies). You may also want to install task lighting on your deck or in a work space or private area somewhere else in your garden.
Ailani French Lighting, 2018-09-21 18:52:28. In the UK the average business electricity bill has increased by over 50% in the last 2 years, a trend which seems very unlikely to reverse. With costs increasing at such a dramatic rate it makes sense for business to try to reduce their energy dependence - it has the added benefit of being good for the environment and that's something your business can shout about. Globally, 19% of electricity is used for lighting, but the figure can be as high as 30% for a business. Efficient lighting and lighting controls can reduce the electricity used in your lighting by 50% or more. That represents a potential 15% drop in your electricity bill, in the current economic climate that can't be ignored.
Rylie Bean Lighting, 2018-09-21 21:49:37. It may be easier to think of colored LEDs (RGB) and white LEDs in terms of another industry: Automotive. RGB LEDs are like the internal combustion engine: Reliable, abundant, easy to use and manufacture, and fairly well developed in terms of the potential for new or breakthrough technologies. There are lots on manufacturers and each has their own set of patents and "tricks of the trade" to help give themselves some marketing leverage over the competition. White LEDs are like the alternative energy industry for transportation: Quite varied, still relatively "new", still needing to be market proven, more expensive, more challenging to manage. There are many manufacturers, each using a different technology or combination of technologies to achieve what they believe is the "the next big thing." Following this analogy, RGB LEDs are mature enough to compete on cost alone and the drop in costs is what fuels new applications for colored LEDs that had not been thought of previously. White LEDs, on the other hand are still developing technically and should not be shopped based on cost alone. The need for quality and longevity is what fuels the further research and development into white LEDs.
Cali Montgomery Lighting, 2018-09-21 20:32:39. CFLs (Compact Fluorescent) only use 20-25% of electricity used by incandescents, making them a popular energy efficient choice for homes and businesses. The fluorescent tubing of the lamps can be bent and folded into a variety of shapes. Double turn, triple turn, quadruple turn and spiral shaped bulbs are a standard form but the advent of bulbs such as the Plumen, the world's first designer energy saving light bulb which derives its name from the feathers of a bird and the unit of light, suggests new shapes will continue to appear. For most lamps electronic ballast is contained within the base of the lamp although separate operating ballast may be needed for different voltage operations.
Maxine Harvey Lighting, 2018-09-21 21:49:28. Well-placed outdoor solar accent lights can create an impact that is both subtle and dramatic. Accent lighting can highlight distinctive features, direct attention to unique ornamental plants, and provide functional lighting for garden paths, sidewalks, and driveways. Garden statuary, specimen trees, shrubs, and decorative masonry or are just a few of the many features that accent lights can enhance and bring to life.
Addilynn Fleming Lighting, 2018-09-21 19:48:40. General Lighting is used to illuminate an entire room, this can be accomplished with chandeliers, ceiling or wall mounted fixtures, recessed or track lights. You can double the amount of light if it is reflected on a mirror, a wall or white ceiling. Task lighting is used to illuminate a particular area. For non-dazzling light when working, hide it with some kind of screen, always trying to focus in avoiding shadows on the work area. It can be provided by recessed and track lighting, pendant lighting and under cabinet lighting, as well as by portable floor and desk lamps.
Maxine Harvey Lighting, 2018-09-21 20:18:32. Lighting is one of the basic concepts that are handled in decoration. However, homeowners are not always aware of its importance. The choice of lighting is so important, or more so, than the furniture. Lighting is responsible in large part of the safety and welfare of family members. Knowing where to place the various points of light, as well as the ideal system is vital to work and rest at ease.
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