Lighting + Lighting Design
1960sModernistHomeConnecting 4 LED downlights to one power plug
20 May 2015
If it's all plug-in then there's no regulation standing in your way. Although in my opinion it is poor practice and could be a fire hazard. I would always recommend any…
1960sModernistHomeThis Is Why You Should Be Careful Selecting Lights
3 May 2015
The Trixie (round or square) is about $250ea I think. But they are proper commercial grade exterior grade fittings. The domus one is probably under $100. I think they…
1960sModernistHomeWarm lights vs cool lights
3 May 2015
One thing to also note, clear glass has virtually no reflectance. So if you have big windows and doors, the light travels straight through rather than being reflected back…
1960sModernistHomeLED vs fluorescent downlights
9 April 2015
What the salesman told you is complete bollocks. Such a sweeping statement with no foundation in fact and no metrics to compare to. A raw LED chip has a 120 degree beam…
GoLightsLighting above stacked stone feature wall
31 March 2015
Hi Again, I didn't realise you had a concrete slab in your earlier post. Is the builder installing a drop/false ceiling? or is it exposed concrete? You will be limited to…
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…