1. JUNE 2010: Recessed Lighting Fixtures

    Recessed lighting fixtures are a versatile, practical way to illuminate any space, but they work especially well in rooms with low ceilings and limited floor area. When you wish to avoid clutter in your living area, bedroom or office, recessed lighting is a contemporary, streamlined option that can warm entire rooms, accent artwork or replace traditional bathroom ceiling lights. The Basics of Rece…Read More

  2. JUNE 2010: Landscape Lighting Fixtures

    Landscape lighting fixtures are an affordable, simple way to (1) enhance your home's architectural look, (2) create a comfortable outdoor entertaining area and (3) maintain safety for residents and guests. If you're unsure about how to select outdoor security lighting and outdoor garden lighting, however, it's best to consult an illumination specialist. Tips for Selecting Landscape Lighting Fixtur…Read More

  3. JUNE 2010: Outdoor Landscape Lighting

    Outdoor landscape lighting is an effective way to improve both your home's curb appeal and its security. When carefully selected and installed, decorative outdoor lighting offers a number of aesthetic and functional benefits. Aesthetic Advantages of Outdoor Landscape Lighting Outdoor patio lights, solar-powered lights and spotlights enhance the look of your home in several ways. First, they highli…Read More

  4. JUNE 2010: Lighting Design From The American Lighting Association

    When it comes to creating your home's lighting design, it's important to select a variety of general, task and accent lights. Combining these lights ensures that your rooms are well-lit at many levels--which accentuates your art and furnishings while optimizing household productivity. Save Money With Quality Lighting Design When it's time to renovate your home, lighting is one of the most cost-eff…Read More

  5. JUNE 2010: Save Money and Stay Cool with Ceiling Fans

    It's easier than you think to beat the heat this summer while saving money. "People tend to forget that ceiling fans reduce energy. Using them allows you to run your air conditioner less frequently," notes Nathan Frampton, president of Fanimation. "If you aren't using your ceiling fan during these hot summer nights, you are costing yourself mega-bucks," he adds. "The best way to understand the ben…Read More

  6. MAY 2010: Setting the Scene: Put Your Outdoor Living Space in the Best Light

    Curb appeal is essential, whether you are selling or buying a home, or giving a warm welcome to friends and family. "When people are looking to upgrade their outdoor lighting, starting with the front of the house usually helps guide them through the complete outdoor lighting package," explains Toby Boyd of Philips Professional Luminaires, which manufactures the Philips HADCO Landscape and Hanover …Read More

  7. APRIL 2010: Lutron Light Show – Spring 2010

    Save Energy • Increase Sales The latest industry trends & news Features: The Main Story–Featured Showroom Commercial Projects—A Lighting Showroom Opportunity; featuring Lighting Unlimited; Houston, TX Expand Your Business Technology: Taking Your Product Offering to the Next Level ALA Conference Addresses the “Green” Opportunity Lutron Subsidiary, Ivalo Lighting, Wins Award Industry P…Read More

  8. FEBRUARY 2010: New, Stylish Lighting Fixtures Make a Splash in the Bath

    In an era when going away on vacation is not in the budget, many homeowners are finding it makes fiscal sense to turn the master bath into a spa environment with high-end amenities such as soaking tubs, saunas, whirlpools, granite countertops, double sinks, marble and tile flooring, and his and her dressing areas. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), the finishing touch to a redec…Read More

  9. DECEMBER 2009: When it Comes to Good Lighting, the Future is Now

    Imagine not having to change a light bulb for years. There are LED products available in 2010 that will make frequent light bulb changes so 20th century. The term LED immediately conjures up images of traffic signals, brake lights and headlights on luxury cars, and indicator lights on appliances. That is about to change. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), lighting manufacturers …Read More

  10. OCTOBER 2009: Company’s Coming! Simple Lighting Tips to Dazzle Holiday Guests

    It's that time of year when driving around the neighborhood at night can seem almost magical. How do some homes manage to look so inviting inside and out during the holidays, while others seem to be suffering from the winter blahs? Believe it or not, lighting can make all the difference – and it doesn't have to break the budget. Try some of these techniques from the lighting pros to take your ho…Read More