Liliana Merritt Healthy Fastfood, 2018-09-27 07:19:38. Italian food usually contains lots of vegetables. Choose tomato sauce rather than butter- or cream-based sauces for your pasta, and order your pizza with half the amount of cheese and extra vegetables. Try to avoid dishes like carbonara, lasagna, alfredo or saltimbocca which contain much cheese and cream and therefore many calories. No matter where you go, make sure you don't eat more than you really need. Stick with smaller portions, or take half of your meal home for later. And make your fast food outing part of your general diet: If you want to treat yourself with a double cheese pizza, make your other meals healthier and a bit lower in calories than usually.
Addilynn Fleming Lighting, 2018-09-23 22:23:27. Let's start with LED lighting. It can be extremely effective in the right situation, but there are a couple of things that you need to understand in order to decide whether it's right for you. Firstly, LED lights generally emit a lot less light than the lights that they can replace; to get around this problem the light is concentrated in to a narrow beam. These lights are perfect for highlighting, for shop displays or task lighting. What they generally aren't so good for is lighting large spaces, without careful design you can often end up with bright spots and dark spaces. There are of course exceptions to this, such as some LED tubes (designed to replace fluorescent tubes) which light spaces nicely but these can be relatively expensive. There is also an issue at the moment with reliability, while the life expectancy of LED lights is generally 35,000 to 50,000 hours, as many as 15% fail in early life, even in branded product.
Braylee Woodward Lighting, 2018-09-24 01:16:15. 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.
Estelle Tate Lighting, 2018-09-23 23:56:07. Fluorescent lighting has been around a long time and you may not think it is that efficient. Old fluorescent lighting certainly isn't T12 and T8 tubes and their drivers can be horribly wasteful, sometimes using double the amount of power they are rated at. However T5 fluorescent tubes coupled with a modern ballast is remarkably efficient, almost as efficient in fact as LED lighting. Modern warm start ballasts have also increased reliability and allowed for extending the life of the tubes which can now reach as much as 30,000 or 40,000 hours. Modern drivers also operate at high frequency, unlike their older counterparts, which mean there is no longer a noticeable flicker with fluorescent lights. Fluorescent lights do also suffer from early failures, and because they rely on a filament the more often they are turned on and off the shorter their life will be; this means turning them on and of with presence detection to reduce their use and save money on your bill could backfire when you have to frequently replace the tubes. If you do go down this route make sure the drivers feature warm start and don't set the controls to frequently turn the lights on and off.
Nadia Henderson Lighting, 2018-09-24 02:37:17. 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.
Alessandra Hogan Lighting, 2018-09-24 03:23:02. Concealed uplighters are an excellent way to light up tree canopies, tree trunks and tall pillars or columns. Floor-mounted uplighters can also be installed behind plant pots in order to create a silhouette. Downlighters will create shadows on the ground, which are created by leaves, branches and other obstructions that are in the path of the light. Backlighting creates a silhouette which is formed by the object that is placed in front of the light. Objects that have bold or distinct shapes work well when backlit.
Anika Shields Lighting, 2018-09-23 21:06:14. Out door lighting is not necessarily just for practicality. You can use it for both decoration or security purposes. A nice outside light in front of the home or office can not only look very good, it can also offer security. If the outdoor area is very large, such as a large garden in the family home, then flood lighting can be used, or strategically placed track lighting. If you are looking for a party feel then fairly lights are good, if you are looking for simple and practical then some ceiling lights or spot lights could work well.
Ailani French Lighting, 2018-09-23 23:35:56. Consider these lighting options when seeking to enhance your house, front or backyard at night. Solar lights can be easily placed and provide excellent accent lighting. Landscape lights provide brighter light for secure access along a sidewalk or path, while floods and spot showcase shrubs, trees and trellises. Rope lights provide additional colorful accent lighting for your deck or patio. All are inexpensive, easy to install and will brighten your nights with a variety of welcoming lights.
Nadia Henderson Lighting, 2018-09-24 01:40:08. 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.
Braylee Woodward Lighting, 2018-09-24 02:31:56. There are many other decorative lamp fixtures for outdoor use such as underwater lamps that can be used for outdoor spaces with a pond or even a swimming pool and well lamps for those with an outdoor well. It is important to determine the type of lighting that will work well with your outdoor space first. Do initial planning before buying outdoor lamps. Find complementary outside wall lights and garden lighting that will help you achieve a nice diffused effect outdoors. But in addition to the style and the beauty of the lamps, you should also consider other factors such as energy efficiency, durability and over-all cost of the lighting fixture. Since they are placed outdoors, they should be strong enough to resist harsh weather.
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