For Outdoor and Indoor Home Lighting

How to Pick the Best Light Bulbs for Every Room in Your House
Every person wants a home that is both attractive and comfortable, especially because thatís where they spend a considerable amount of their time. What is the secret to an attractive and comfortable home, you ask. The answer: lighting. However, lighting is not just about making sure that each room is lit; itís about making sure that each room is properly lit, according to the roomís purpose. As such, the kind of lighting you would use for the living room must be different from what you will use in the kitchen or the bedroom. But just how do you do that? This article provides general suggestions on how to properly light up rooms in the home.

Seasonal Depression and Light Therapy
This article discusses the pineal gland and biological clocks as well as the use of light to combat seasonal depression. Light exposure and light therapy is used regularly to treat sleep disorders and can also help the effects of jet lag and changes in shift work schedules. Depending on the light intensity, as little as half an hour each day causes the worst of the symptoms to pass, the author says. The mood lifts, and energy returns. Again, it is light through the eyes which matters. Some studies, but not all, show that patients with SAD have a less pronounced cycle of melatonin secretion than people without SAD, and light therapy appears to restore a normal pattern.

The Best Lighting for Every Room
Looking for a lighting design inspiration? Look no further. The Best Lighting for Every Room from Elle Decor serves as a one-stop shop for everything that concerns lighting for the home. The resource features articles containing lighting ideas, trends, tips and almost every lighting topic under the sun. Featured articles include creative ways to light up the bedroom, light fixtures for the dining room, modern lighting ideas, bathroom lighting ideas, lighting schemes for the kitchen, and even lamps and other fixtures for the modern and stylish office. The resource is a true haven for lighting designers and homemakers alike.

Residential Lighting Magazine
Residential lighting is a magazine packed with ideas for lighting, product information and more. Site includes market news, articles on medieval lighting, fixture lighting, track pendants, bath fixtures and recessed lighting. Upcoming features including crystal chandeliers and other decorative accessories. Includes a section on trade show calendars, accessory merchants and a lighting product directory.

A Glossary of Lighting Terms
This is a site with a glossary of lighting terms, provided alphabetically. Just click on a letter and get explanations and information on lighting terms such as dimmers, task lighting, track lighting, recessed lighting, fluorescent, halogen, incandescent, flood lighting, chandeliers, low voltage lighting, sconces, types of fixtures, bulbs, lamps, etc.

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See samples of a related topic: do-it-yourself lighting projects


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