Lighting + Lighting Design
SpottiswoodeHELP with LED downlight layout & power points!
4 September 2015
Are you likely to have a workbench in the garage? Get a light put over the top of that too. I also prefer a big flouro to batten light in the garage, you get a better…
SpottiswoodeIs 2 led light enough for study room
21 August 2015
Our kids bedrooms have 2 led downlights and I think they are plenty bright enough. I'm not sure of the specs though as it wasn't installed by us. Extension lead is an…
oneJohnRecessed light options
18 August 2015
It sounds like you're after a downlight that takes E27 globes? Something like this? http://www.wellsaving.com/E27-100W-CFL- ... p-416.html You may find something like…
1960sModernistHomeHow much does it cost for track lighting under pelmet?
18 August 2015
I've done this in several areas of my house. It's difficult for me to say how much it would cost because I did it all myself (former electrician here). Does a very nice…
trixeePremium Ruby downlights
23 July 2015
Star lights are basically low wattage downlights: http://premiumlighting.com.au/product/d ... starlight/ We bought some of the Ruby lights to test them out with our…
1960sModernistHomeWide Angle (100) vs Narrow angle (60) LED Downlights
3 July 2015
By the way, just to get the terminology in order, the general industry terms for downlight/spotlight beam angles is (this is approximate): <7 deg - very narrow spot 7-15…
Skye91Anyone else not interested in downlights?
11 June 2015
Not a big fan of downlights. I feel like if you wanted to remove them later there would be so much repair work to do. More inclined towards a singular chandelier style fitting.
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…