Posts Categorized: Landscape Lighting

High Performance Lighting Guide for the Home: Exterior Designs

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The lighting industry has experienced many technological advances throughout the past few decades. As a result, CFL and LED fixtures are readily available for residential purposes. High performing and energy efficient fixtures are becoming not only more practical on the interior, but also in exterior lighting designs. With the wide availability of CFLs and LEDs, [...]

Weekly Round-Up

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Friday already? In case you have been too busy trying to wrap everything up in this short week to check out our posts, here is our Weekly Round- Up. We just cannot seem to let go of summertime yet! Check out ways to give your home a “beach-y” feel year around and take a look [...]

Landscaping for energy efficiency

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A well-landscaped yard can beautify a home’s exterior. But did you know it can also reduce heating and cooling costs? Consider these four elements of an energy-efficient landscape design: Climate Each climate zone requires a different landscaping strategy. In temperate climates like California you want to shade against the summer sun, allow for solar gain [...]

Landscape Lighting 101 (Part 3) – and Outdoor Lighting Giveaway!

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In the third and final segment of our Landscape Lighting 101 blog series, we’ll explore important points to consider when you’re ready to purchase lighting fixtures. Selection and placement of landscape lighting is crucial to achieving the desired overall look. However, a common mistake is to focus entirely on this process – and not on [...]

Landscape Lighting 101 (Part 2)

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To continue our three part series on landscape lighting, let’s consider the key design principles that will ensure a beautiful and well-planned landscape. Keep these tips in mind when selecting and placing fixtures: Be cohesive – Create the same overall effect throughout the landscape. When lighting separate entities – such as a prominent tree or [...]

Landscape Lighting 101 (part 1)

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With spring and warmer weather just around the corner, now is the right time to start preparing the outdoor spaces of your home for relaxing and entertaining. In this three part blog series, we’ll look at the goals, design principles and purchasing tips every homeowner should keep in mind when planning their landscape lighting. Landscape [...]