Lighting + Lighting Design
1960sModernistHomeOnline lighting company- USA based
28 March 2015
Electrical equipment must be fitted with an Australian RCM (Regulatory Compliance Mark). Unfortunately the USA has decided to run with 120v 60Hz electrical system. Most of…
Crickey888Advice or experiences with dimming LED with Clipsal Saturn
16 March 2015
How is it that some electrical contractors in NSW claim they represent Clipsal and even produced clipsal worksheets and when downlights are requested, they supply Lucci…
1960sModernistHomeLED for general lighting and estimate on spacing?
1 March 2015
Yeah I've got similar ones in my hallway, 3000k. Personally I don't like cool white for residential but it comes down to personal taste. If you shop around you will be…
1960sModernistHomeIn slab/floor mounted up lights.
8 February 2015
If you're using LED (what I recommend you do) heat isn't really an issue. It comes down to budget. There is a light fitting to do just about any job you want it to - but…
TheTurleysInstalling Downlights with Plug ends vs Hard wire
24 January 2015
All of mine have plugs and I only had one plug base per area in the roof space. The sparkie loved it. I got some fantastic lights for less than $30 each. I could have…
xxkatxxOverhead pendants for reading in bedroom
6 January 2015
We put a double light switch (horizontally) behind the middle of the bed head. It's just below the top of the bed head so it's hidden. We were concerned about it but even…
justlearningLoomi LED Downlight
26 December 2014
I read the same re insulation but then read a review that said warranty was void if covered. http://www.ledbenchmark.com/display.php ... +Downlight
GoLightsDo you think these pendant lights are going to be too big?
9 October 2014
Yes, i would say that is too big for a breakfast bench. You need to go for soemthing around the 250mm to a maximum of 400mm for above a breakfast bench. The TOMDIX Copper…
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…