Ivanna Benton Lighting, 2018-09-21 05:01:38. Before any kind of home renovation work you need to plan the entire lighting system of the house, plugs, lamps, wiring, etc., in order to avoid having to chop wall for wiring later. You should also consider what electrical accessories you will need and what kind of activity you will do in each room of the house. There are three different types of lighting: general lighting, task lighting, and accent lighting.
Cali Montgomery Lighting, 2018-09-21 02:56:10. Darkness, the antithesis of light, is an important element in lighting design. Shadows not only help define a space, but through contrast, expand the sense of scale and emphasize the sculptural quality of any object being illuminated. Thoughtfully applied, they can be an effective remedy for awkwardly shaped spaces. Alternatively, should the perimeter of a room be illuminated, the space psychologically appears to be bigger and more relaxing to the occupants.
Ivanna Benton Lighting, 2018-09-21 04:58:18. Back in the old days, the navigation lights on your boat were little incandescent bulbs housed within a small fixture with colored lenses. Simple and small as they were, somehow they always seemed to have a way of causing problems far out of proportion to their size. Oftentimes it seemed as though the mere act of putting a boat on the water in the dark would cause them to blow out. A few nighttime outings or a single season of use could lead to dead lights, corroded sockets, and fogged up lenses. Worse, most old style navigation lights were hardly what you could call user serviceable. Once a fixture corroded, there was little recourse besides replacing the whole thing if you wanted to get more than a few weeks of use out of it again.
Estelle Tate Lighting, 2018-09-22 13:45:43. Induction lighting was invented over 130 years ago as a potential revival to incandescent light but never really caught on. It has seen a rejuvenation over the last few years which has seen more money spent on product development. Induction lighting is best at lighting large spaces and the more powerful units are more efficient. The technology is similar to fluorescent except it uses electro-magnetic coils to excite the gas rather than a filament. Removing this weakness from the light mean that life expectancy is 100,000 hours (that's getting on for 12 years of continuous operation).
Ivanna Benton Lighting, 2018-09-22 22:30:23. 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.
Ivanna Benton Lighting, 2018-09-22 10:17:29. To accompany outside wall lights, you also need ceiling lights. This leads you to a range of choices including pendant lights, chandelier lights and track lights. They are not only a good idea for the indoors. They are also perfect as lights for outdoor spaces if you want to inject more beauty in a space. Pendant lights and chandelier lights offer more decadent lighting solutions. If you are fond of dining out or having a romantic dinner in your porch, this is definitely a great choice. For those who often hold parties in their porch or even deck, try track lights.
Ailani French Lighting, 2018-09-22 15:10:36. Light has intrigued man since the dawn of time. Without light, there is no color. In his quest for the control of light, man supplemented daylight with an array of artificial devices. What started out as tallow candles and gas lamps in the early centuries evolved into to a plethora of light sources powered by electricity, chemicals or combustion in the modern day. While the physical attributes of light fixtures contribute to the design of a space, the intangible aspects of the light they emit are more far reaching.
Addilyn Mclean Lighting, 2018-09-22 08:42:05. General (ambient) light: This refers to the overall level of light provided in a living space so that it is visible and safe for its intended use. In many cases, general light is provided via overhead ceiling lamps. Another common practice is to use recessed lighting along the walls or as part of the ceiling trim. Task light: This is typically a focused light source that illuminates a work area such as a desk, lab bench, or kitchen island. Such light may be provided in the form of a lamp, pendant fixture, or track light. In some cases, a task light may be recessed; for example, the light may be mounted under a kitchen cabinet so that it is not visible from the kitchen counter space.
Anika Shields Lighting, 2018-09-22 21:24:49. Your kitchen is one of the most important areas of your home. This is exactly why you should design it to provide maximum comfort and efficiency. If you are not happy with your current kitchen, you should consider re-designing it to suit your taste. One of the most forgotten, but crucial element to having the kitchen of your dreams, is good lighting. Most people spend all their time focusing on the rest of the kitchen, such as the cabinets, counter tops, appliances, etc. As a result, they forget about this important, yet most often forgotten part.
Millie Caldwell Lighting, 2018-09-22 23:31:31. The seemingly straightforward task of choosing a light bulb has however become a bit of a mine field in recent years. The plethora of light bulbs and lighting technology on the market and the rapid pace of development in the industry is both cause for consumer celebration and caution. Greater range of choice gives consumers unprecedented freedom but also means it is more important than ever to choose the right light bulb for the right application. Comparing lumens per watt values is an easy way to identify the most "light" efficient lamp in terms of brightness. But to work out which lamp type is best for a specific application in terms of energy efficiency the following things need to be considered: wattage, lamp life, daily use, lamp cost and lighting output required. The best way to do this is with an energy saving calculator. By entering specific values you can compare your current light bulbs with those you are considering replacing them with and make an informed lighting decision based on an energy saving forecast.
Audrina Barnes Lighting, 2018-09-22 10:45:10. Globe lights are constructed in the same way as fairy lights but with larger bulbs that are attractive in their own right and don't need to be covered with a shade. Globe lights are usually for use outside unless decorating a particularly large indoor area, which would probably be for commercial use. Globe lights are often connectible so that it is easy to buy just enough for the project they are for. Designer string lighting is available in many sizes and are determined by either an unusual shape of bulb or be shades over the bulbs. String lighting is designed to be adult or child orientated that can follow a theme or not, depicting characters, lanterns, animals, almost anything!
Anika Shields Lighting, 2018-09-23 00:15:44. This show that LEDs in all the ways are best suitable choice for both indications and illumination lighting applications. However, as every emerging technology has some issues, so LED isn't untouched with it. The only disadvantage that LED installation has right now is high initial cost. If you have guts to spend 1000 bucks for few LED light bulbs, then LED lighting is 100% lucrative option. Also, low quality LED light will degrade in color more quickly than new branded one, so always look for high quality Energy star rated LED bulb.
Any content, trademark/s, or other material that might be found on this site that is not this site property remains the copyright of its respective owner/s. In no way does otakuregion claim ownership or responsibility for such items a and you should seek legal consent for any use of such materials from its owner.