Tag - Lighting Design

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Joy of Dimmer Switches
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The DIY Decorator’s Eco-Friendly Lighting Dilemma
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Let There Be Light! Part 7: Taa-Daaa!
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Let There Be Light! Part 6: How to Convert a Plug In Light to a Pendant Light
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Let There Be Light! Part 3: Wiring and Additional Circuit Installation
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Let There Be Light! A Living Room Renovation Project with a New Ceiling, Pot Lights, and Hanging Lights – Part 1
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Recommended Reading: The Home Lighting Effects Bible by Lucy Martin
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Love It! LED Light Used as a Temperature Indicator

Joy of Dimmer Switches

If you care at all about the quality of lighting in your home, you should install dimmer switches on your fixtures for better control. And it’s not just about mood – choosing the right dimmers means you can save money on energy if you leave them on a lower setting.

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The DIY Decorator’s Eco-Friendly Lighting Dilemma

Let’s face it, even though there are lots of eco-friendly lighting solutions out there, some people don’t use them because they light they provide is ugle. In this post, I look at WHY the light is so different, and how low-energy light bulbs are getting better all the time.

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Let There Be Light! Part 6: How to Convert a Plug In Light to a Pendant Light

How to convert a hanging plug-in fixture to a pendant light – demonstrated with 3 Ikea Knappa lamps. Part 6 in a series on a living room renovation, featuring all-new lighting.

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Let There Be Light! Part 3: Wiring and Additional Circuit Installation

Designing a lighting scheme can be a delightful challenge, but every dream requires solid planning if it is to become a reality. Any light needs a power source, and that means connecting it to the electrical system of your house. How much power will each light draw? How many lights can you have without violating electrical code? How will the wires connect lights to switches, and the switches to the circuit panel? A wiring plan[…]

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