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FAQs - Lighting

Outdoor Lighting

What type of lighting is the best for outdoors?

Indoors and out, LED illumination is the finest option. You can leave LED lights on for extended periods of time without significantly increasing your power bill because they consume significantly less energy than incandescent or even halogen bulbs.

Is warm white or cool white better for outdoors lights?

The main kelvin range you're working with when it comes to residential outdoor lighting is between 2500k and 4000k. Useful advice: Save cooler colour temperatures, between 3000k and 4000k, for trees and plants and use warmer colour temperatures, around 2500k to 2700k, on architectural features.

How do I illuminate my back yard?

You can use spotlights, floodlights, or a mix of the two to give your yard more depth and height. While spotlights will spread a narrower beam of light, floodlights will cast a wider beam appropriate for illuminating a big area like a driveway.

How many lumens must my outdoor lighting be?

Path lighting
100-200 lumens
Flood lights
700-1300 lumens
Step lights
12-100 lumens
Motion Activated Lights
300-700 lumens
Pool/pond lights
200-400 lumens
Hardscape lights
50-185 lumens
Landscape lights
50-300 lumens

What is weatherproof light fixture?

Your lighting device is rated to survive basic wetness and splashing, such as rain or a sprinkler system, if it is specifically branded as "weatherproof."

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Indoor Lighting

What are the effects of poor lighting?

Poor lighting at work can affect employees in a number of ways, including eye strain, fatigue, headaches, tension, and accidents. On the other side, excessive lighting can also lead to security issues as well as health issues like stress and "glare" headaches. Both can result in work errors, inferior work, and low productivity.

What type of lighting is best for indoors?

On the colour-temperature scale, LED bulbs at 2700K (the K stands for Kelvin temperature) cast a warm yellow light resembling outdated incandescent lamps, making them an excellent all-purpose option. Bathrooms and laundry rooms benefit from the whiter light produced by bulbs with a temperature of around 3000K.

What kind of light bulb mimics sunlight?

Incandescent halogen lights provide "white light," which is a near imitation of natural sunshine. Halogen lighting has crisper colours and dimmer able lamps. Although they cost more and burn hotter than incandescent bulbs, they are slightly more energy efficient.

How do load shedding light bulbs work?

When a power source is available, they function as conventional bulbs and, at the same time, recharge when the switch is turned on. They continue to operate after a power outage because to the rechargeable battery inside the lightbulb. These can last between two and eight hours, depending on the bulb.

What elements influence the installation of interior lighting?

  • Distribution and Brightness of Light
  • Responsible Energy Use
  • The Look of the Area and the Glare of the Lights
  • The Look of Colour Lighting Flexibility, and Control
  • Illumination of Faces
  • Implementation, Installation, and Maintenance Costs
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