Ailani French Healthy Fastfood, 2018-09-27 11:39:13. Recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) state that there are several methods in which food establishments can participate in the rally toward healthier Americans. First, marketing and advertising should be geared more toward the lower calorie, healthier versions of food. Promotional materials should include education that stresses the necessity of eating a variety of healthy foods from the major food groups. Also, healthier foods should be readily available along with easily understandable data highlighting the nutritional values provided by each of the foods.
Nadia Henderson Lighting, 2018-09-23 01:42:41. 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).
Ailani French Lighting, 2018-09-23 03:26:37. Light quality and colour can dramatically change the appearance of a room so it is important to get this right. You wouldn't, for example, want bright white lighting in a bedroom, instead a soft warm white ambiance would be more suitable. When choosing a light bulb you first need to decide which colour temperature you require. Colour temperature is a measure of how warm or cool a colour appears. It is measured in Kelvin; the standard measurement for lighting output in addition to lumen output. Colour temperature is derived from the colour of light produced when carbon is heated. The Kelvin Scale ranges from extra warm white at 2,700k giving a warm yellow glow, to white at 3,500k, cool white at 4,000k and daylight colour at 6,500k which produces a white blue colour. LED, CFL and halogen energy savers are all available in a range of colour. Complaints have been made in the past about LED giving off a cool blue light but with the improvement in technology, as long as you buy a good quality LED this should not be a problem. It is then important to look at the colour rendering index (CRI) which shows to what extent the light will make an object appear its true colour. An incandescent bulb is rated at 100% because its light contains a full spectrum of colour. CFLs do not contain the full colour spectrum but a good quality triphosphor fluorescent rated between 80-90% will be sufficient for everyday use. Higher rated CFLs can be obtained but are usually only used by designers or artists and are less efficient. It is advisable not to buy a light bulb which scores below 80% on the CRI scale. Energy saving light bulbs have received a bad press at times because of the light they produce, but this has tended to be because many poor grade CFLs either brought from supermarkets or given out for free by energy companies have come onto the market.
Millie Caldwell Lighting, 2018-09-22 23:31:31. Another important aspect when planning the illumination of a house are the switches. Try to place them near the doors and easily to reach in order to turn on or turn off the lights in comfort. In the living room, install a switch for each lamp or group of them and dimmable lights. Know that it takes about 20 watts of light per square meter of space. Several table lamps or floor lamps, spread around the room, give a softer effect than a single central lamp.
Cassandra Hamilton Lighting, 2018-09-23 03:13:49. Sunlight will always be more effective then electric. But that doesn't mean that you shouldn't use electric light. It can be very helpful when trying to create different light effects inside your house. How to maximize electric light? Think of something more interesting then just one lamp in the center of your ceiling. What about using spotlights to mark out some small special things? Try to create several levels of lighting: one of them can be on the ceiling, then table lights, different kinds of uplighters. Place your light sources in various places of the room - let them emphasize the specifics of your living space. Don't forget to differentiate electric lighting controls - it's not always good to have too much of light.
Anika Shields Lighting, 2018-09-23 00:15:44. Lighting can take many forms in the garden and can be tailored to suit numerous different types of applications. For example, a water feature that would otherwise be invisible to the eye after dark can be transformed by a single underwater spot light, creating an elegant feature that makes a statement at night. Bollards and floor-mounted lights can lead your way along a path at night as well as provide a warm and inviting look for the garden in the evening. Spot lights can light up tree canopies and artwork in the garden. In the case of statues, display pots and other artwork it is preferable to use a spot light from the left and the right side in order to add depth to the piece - a single spot light in the front or from one side tends to create a comparatively 'flat' or two-dimensional look.
Audrina Barnes Lighting, 2018-09-23 08:46:38. When you hear the phrase "outdoor solar landscape lighting," what comes to your mind? Some people think of solar lights as being some type of pole light, floodlight, streetlight, or garage door light. While it is true that solar lights do include these types of fixtures, there are in fact, many more than that. Recent advances in solar technology have greatly expanded the kinds of outdoor lighting products that are currently available on the market.
Nadia Henderson Lighting, 2018-09-23 03:24:24. 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.
Nevaeh Perry Lighting, 2018-09-23 12:07:23. Firstly, it is important to consider the full range of activities that will take place in that particular room. Your choice of lighting should be tailored to match these activities. For example; whilst a general light may be suitable for most bathroom activities, you may choose to add wall lights next to, or above the bathroom mirror to make it brighter and therefore easier to shave, or apply make up in that area. In this example, wall lights would also eradicate shadows that would be cast by a ceiling light.
Ivanna Benton Lighting, 2018-09-22 22:30:23. Advances in lighting products have enabled designers to create more dramatic interiors that are responsive to the functional needs of the user. A successful design can modulate the quality and quantity of light to address the users' psychological and physiological needs. Indeed, lighting is one of the most powerful elements of interior design. It is the Rosetta Stone that allows our eyes to see and interpret the world around us: without which will be a built environment devoid of color, contrast, and interest.
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