Monthly Archives:: July 2013

Getting Clear on Lighting with Lance Smith (Part 2)

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Our own Lance Smith, Manager of Builder Sales and Marketing, recently contributed to Best Practices Research Alliance’s “Getting Clear on Lighting” series. Check out the informational Q&A in this multi-part blog! Q: In your experience, what are the most important challenges builders face in lighting? And what can they do to respond? A: Being off color. [...]

Lighting Fixtures 101: Chandeliers

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Lighting fixtures for the home are now available in any size and for any decor preference and placement in a room. Confused about the terminology for various types of fixtures? We’ve borrowed information from Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine to “shed light” on your options! Chandeliers are dramatic lighting fixtures that add personality and [...]

Getting Clear on Lighting with Lance Smith (Part 1)

Posted by kbanks & filed under Homebuilders, LEDs.

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Our own Lance Smith, Manager of Builder Sales and Marketing, recently contributed to Best Practices Research Alliance’s “Getting Clear on Lighting” series. Check out the informational Q&A in this multi-part blog! Q: You seem to agree that LEDs are the future, and that they’ll become mainstream faster than many predicted. A: What we’re seeing in [...]

Lightbulb FAQs

Posted by kbanks & filed under energy efficiency.

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The lighting industry is changing quickly. New legislation, phaseouts and technologies are affecting the options we have available to illuminate our homes. We share the top five frequently asked questions (and answers) as recently found in Better Homes and Gardens’ Lighting magazine. Q: I’ve heard that 100-watt bulbs are now banned, and 75-watt and 60-watt [...]

Lighting by room: Outdoors

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We’re all looking for tips and ideas that help us enjoy our outdoor spaces as much as our indoor ones. The simple solution is to use lighting to enhance safety, ambience and enjoyment of your landscape. As you choose fixtures for safety and beauty, it’s important to consider how you turn those fixtures on and [...]

Lighting by room: Workrooms

Posted by kbanks & filed under Interior Design.

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In our “Lighting by room” blog series, we borrow ideas and tips from the most recent issue of Better Homes & Gardens’ Lighting magazine – while offering suggestions for lighting fixtures from our own collections. Enjoy! How do you use your home office? Is it just a space where you to work from home, or [...]