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Kitchen Lighting Using Energy Efficient LED Light Bulbs

Basic lighting design guidelines always describe layering light to achieve your desired effect. For the kitchen, this means combining general ambient lighting with task lighting and accent lighting. Using energy efficient light bulbs you can transform the kitchen’s aesthetics as well as reduce the monthly energy bill. Using LED (light emitting diode) light bulbs gives...

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Lighting Fixture Types – Basic 101 For Beginners

We will begin our discussion of lighting fixtures with trends and ideas related to the primary types of indoor lighting used today in most contemporary settings. Please keep in mind that these are just the authors’ opinions and there are a wide variety of other considerations when selecting lighting fixtures for your home or for...

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DON’T WANT THE POLAR ICE CAPS TO MELT BY 2040? WELL, HERE’S ONE SMALL WAY YOU CAN HELP PREVENT IT

As we don’t need to tell you, “sustainability” is a major buzzword right now. But it’s also so, SO much more than that. A recent report from the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change has stated that the impacts of global warming taking temperatures 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways...

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ET2 Lighting’s new collection has Philips Hue tech and connects to your smart home

ET2 Lighting has joined the Philips Hue ‘Friends with Hue’ program and added four new smart lighting fixtures designed to work with Philips Hue products and your smart home. Unlike most of the Philips Hue lineup that exists to add some smartness to your existing fixtures, ET2 Lighting is “bringing design-focused lighting concepts.” Looks Good...

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Selecting the Right Ceiling Pendant Lighting Fixture

Pendant lighting is a relative newcomer to the market of home lighting fixtures. Although it has been around since the 1940’s, this type of lighting is just coming into its own as homes are built with higher ceilings. Although there is no evidence of this, the development of the pendant light was probably a reaction...