Lighting + Lighting Design
paulw11Another LED question! Replaceable bulbs or not??
18 September 2014
I put about 30 LED down lights in about 2 1/2 years ago. I have had 4 failures - all transformers. The first 2 were replaced under warranty. The last two I bought…
PHLRecommendations for GU10 LED light bulbs for track lighting?
12 September 2014
What kills LEDs fast is heat; make sure whatever you get has good ventilation. I've used Philips and Osram for over 2 years now, and so far none have died. Their colour…
steevoLED Downlights - new home - Osram or EcoBrilliant?
11 September 2014
I tend to agree with Golight, Bad information can cost you! Things like CRI and lumens are important, if you like a true looking light, I would try to keep above 85-90…
GoLightsIs it time to change from halogens to LED?
4 September 2014
Hi, It's definitely time to convert to LED. You will not only save power costs, but you won't need to change a globe for a VERY long time, and you will avoid any…
magpiegirlOval Pendant Lighting
22 August 2014
Good article here http://inside-living.com.au/using-light ... our-space/ on lighitng. Lead me to Satelight Design. I ended up getting a similar custom made light done…
mrssnowdendining room pendant light vs fan location advice please
21 July 2014
Look at the space your fan is capable of cooling. You should be able to work it out from the specs. This might enable you to change the location of the fans rather than…
kexkez"Transitional" style lighting in Australia - where??
20 July 2014
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=7922&p=80301&hilit=lights#p80301 there's a list of lighting suppliers on that thread. We were originally looking at a light similar to one you have…
joannekcouple of questions - advice needed.
15 July 2014
I would just make sure they have a common theme. It might be shape, colour or the material. A friend of mine did different pendants but all in a hammered copper. Looked awesome.
ForgARE HEAT SHIELDS NEEDED FOR LED DOWNLIGHTS?
6 June 2014
I think I have an answer to my question ... which probably indicates that I was asking the wrong question, although the part I quoted was relevant. If you get decent LED…
toddzillaDimmable push-button switches and multi-way switching
30 April 2014
i picked out my styles by playing with them at homebase in subiaco, have you been there. i am the type of person who likes to touch feel hold first and at least i know…
joyfulbuilderNeed advice re junction boxes for kitchen lighting
24 April 2014
I haven't looked at sparky quotes yet. These particular downlights plug into a power point - so the sparky will need to install power points coming out of the junction…
GoLightsLED light concealed under kitchen cabinet - what wattage??
17 February 2014
We have had 2 downlighting included in our build under our kitchen cabinets. However now thinking about it I was wondering if having an LED strip…
GoLightsLED downlights with dimmer dial question?
12 January 2014
The Sunny Ecostar is a great light. and very cost effective compared to the Brightgreens. The Bright greens are almost double the price, but in comparison, doesn't show a…
AlthomBuying lighting online- things to be aware of
10 January 2014
Be aware that not all "stainless steel" outdoor lights are in fact stainless steel. Check what the spec says they are made out of, should read 316, 304 or marine grade…
Dimmable Downlights Posthandover + Exterior Lights
As long as the lights you have installed are dimmable, then you shouldnt have a problem. If it is only 1x existing switch on the wall, you can buy a dimmer from any…
ARE HEAT SHIELDS NEEDED FOR LED DOWNLIGHTS?
LED downlights are designed to dissipate heat (if any) evenly through the attached or built in Heat Sink, and therefore do not pose a problem when positioned close to…