Home
Pros
Forum
  • About
  • Join Community
  • Contact
Reply
WatchingStarredHistory
InboxSent
MembersPros
#Unanswered     #Active

Browse Forums
Lighting + Lighting Design
Standard
List
Topics
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
24 November 2015

Adding 2 wall sconces-use the same light switch as existing?

Adding 2 wall sconces-use the same light switch as existing?

Anything can be done, it depends on cable access and how it's built, and how willing you are to patch and paint walls and ceiling. I suggest you get an electrician around…

1
1153
1960sModernistHome
Nov 24, 2015 6:42 am
1960sModernistHome
stevie_sloth
stevie_sloth
23 November 2015

One existing light fitting in ceiling...can two lights work?

One existing light fitting in ceiling...can two lights work?

Cool, thank you so much! I think fan and light combo it is (the ceiling is vermiculite and we don't want to mess with it! lol)

2
1420
stevie_sloth
Nov 23, 2015 4:38 pm
alexander_456
alexander_456
28 October 2015

Using American lights and online suppliers

Using American lights and online suppliers

My son lives in America. They used to get the lighting stuff from this supplier https://www.mrosupply.com/lighting/ . As muh as I know, they do not have any problems.

7
3580
alexander_456
Oct 28, 2015 8:48 pm
Althom
Althom
24 October 2015

Retrofit LED Globes for Ceiling Fan Lights?

Retrofit LED Globes for Ceiling Fan Lights?

Have fitted these now. Lighting from two off 6.8W LED globes is as good as was previously achieved with 2 off 15W CFL's although we have moved from warm white to cool…

8
1997
Althom
Oct 24, 2015 11:23 am
Althom
wixy
wixy
24 October 2015

Downlight advice for my kitchen

Downlight advice for my kitchen

I'm looking for advice on downlight spacing in my kitchen. The plan at the moment is to use Brightgreen D700+ downlights (on dimmers) as shown in this layout:

0
1394
wixy
Oct 24, 2015 9:31 am
icywater
icywater
8 October 2015

LED Downlights Perth Recommendations?

LED Downlights Perth Recommendations?

Sorry for crashing the thread. I don't want to double create the post. We are also looking for an electrician to supply and install for us in…

18
8003
icywater
Oct 08, 2015 10:08 am
icywater
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
25 September 2015

Help needed with light fittings

Help needed with light fittings

Not quite sure what you mean by "glass diffuser too harsh" as the ones with a deep reflector and clear glass cover are low glare. The LED chip is set back into the…

14
2371
1960sModernistHome
Sep 25, 2015 11:00 pm
1960sModernistHome
bashworth
bashworth
23 September 2015

9W or 13W downlights

9W or 13W downlights

If you are going to have fewer lights make sure the lights have a fairly wide angle.

5
3445
bashworth
Sep 23, 2015 11:29 pm
bashworth
Orpheus
Orpheus
22 September 2015

LED down lights & recommended electricians - Sydney

LED down lights & recommended electricians - Sydney

Our builder electrican is charging us $130 per LED light fully installed. We plan to install around 80 lights so it's quite pricey! I should of became an electrican!

5
3142
Orpheus
Sep 23, 2015 12:26 am
Orpheus
Emmz70
Emmz70
22 September 2015

What is this light?

What is this light?

Hi - saw this light in a large department store.......any idea what it's called? Need to start thinking about lighting for our new home. I would…

5
1432
Emmz70
Sep 22, 2015 10:13 am
craighl4
craighl4
21 September 2015

Draft lighting plan opinions

Draft lighting plan opinions

I am hoping for some advice on my first rough draft of a lighting plan. I have not shown switches at this stage as I am just trying to work out the lights. I also have a…

0
1247
craighl4
Sep 21, 2015 3:41 pm
MalSannie
MalSannie
16 September 2015

Light above mirror

Light above mirror

Thank you really appreciate it it is beautiful and I really like that it can be angled

9
4737
MalSannie
Sep 16, 2015 10:27 am
MalSannie
teigs1
teigs1
14 September 2015

What is the best type of lighting ?

What is the best type of lighting ?

Thank you both for the replies, much appreciated! I think i will use downlights for accenting and not rely on them for whole room lighting (i was originally going with is…

3
1219
teigs1
Sep 14, 2015 4:50 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
8 September 2015

LED tube light for garage

LED tube light for garage

LED T5 or T8 tubes are what we in the lighting engineering profession call "a complete waste of money". There is no business case for replacing a fluorescent tube with an…

3
3012
1960sModernistHome
Sep 08, 2015 11:06 pm
1960sModernistHome
Gaggy
Gaggy
5 September 2015

Gecko light switch

Gecko light switch

Great idea. Cant see the pricing though

2
1517
Gaggy
Sep 05, 2015 3:55 pm
Gaggy
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
4 September 2015

HELP with LED downlight layout & power points!

HELP with LED downlight layout & power points!

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…

12
3268
Spottiswoode
Sep 04, 2015 3:52 pm
icywater
icywater
3 September 2015

My house light plans

My house light plans

I bought them from ebay.

19
5595
icywater
Sep 03, 2015 10:13 am
icywater
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
21 August 2015

How many downlights?

How many downlights?

We've got 2 LED downlights in all the rooms that we have downlights in, except the main kitchen area has four, they are all bright enough. The main living rooms have two…

1
1917
Spottiswoode
Aug 21, 2015 4:32 pm
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
21 August 2015

Is 2 led light enough for study room

Is 2 led light enough for study room

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…

4
1457
Spottiswoode
Aug 21, 2015 4:28 pm
oneJohn
oneJohn
18 August 2015

Recessed light options

Recessed light options

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…

2
1079
oneJohn
Aug 18, 2015 10:44 am
oneJohn
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
18 August 2015

How much does it cost for track lighting under pelmet?

How much does it cost for track lighting under pelmet?

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…

1
1167
1960sModernistHome
Aug 18, 2015 2:36 am
1960sModernistHome
oneJohn
oneJohn
12 August 2015

8' led downlights

8' led downlights

I assume you mean 8" (inch, rather than foot). It's an interesting idea, and essentially doing the job of an oyster fitting, but recessed. There would be more glare than…

2
1551
oneJohn
Aug 12, 2015 12:38 pm
oneJohn
nsnvas
nsnvas
11 August 2015

Ceiling fan

Ceiling fan

Thanks.. Let me check the web site.

2
1752
nsnvas
Aug 11, 2015 9:38 pm
bpratt
bpratt
6 August 2015

LED downlights 5w dimmable

LED downlights 5w dimmable

Thanks for the link, but I already have a 8w dimmable one there, and it is just a little bit too bright on the lowest level.

1
1088
bpratt
Aug 06, 2015 10:54 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
6 August 2015

Help with down light plan

Help with down light plan
1, 2

Hey Beazley! We have the light fittings already (brought them online) but our house is not at handover yet so the lights aren't…

28
6944
Leksie5000
Aug 06, 2015 3:03 am
Leksie5000
Leksie5000
6 August 2015

Klauf Lighting?

Klauf Lighting?

Following..

1
1251
Leksie5000
Aug 06, 2015 2:58 am
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
24 July 2015

Downlights

Downlights

You may have a look at LightOnline to find better options,

3
2084
1960sModernistHome
Jul 24, 2015 7:07 am
1960sModernistHome
trixee
trixee
23 July 2015

Premium Ruby downlights

Premium Ruby downlights

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…

7
3224
trixee
Jul 24, 2015 12:24 am
trixee
rb81
rb81
18 July 2015

Size of pendant lights

Size of pendant lights

Help please :) We are currently building a new home and I've asked the builder to install 3 pendant lights above our island bench (rough size of bench is 3m x 0.8m). I…

0
1170
rb81
Jul 18, 2015 11:46 pm
icywater
icywater
16 July 2015

good online light shops

good online light shops

The best one to go with is , It is secured with a high end Security…

0
1237
icywater
Jul 16, 2015 3:44 am
icywater
StarGirlStar
StarGirlStar
8 July 2015

Show Us Your Island Pendants

Show Us Your Island Pendants

Bunnings have a good selection online and Beacon Lighting have a lovely selection too! Best getting when sales on too! I can decide on silver or black pendants for my…

20
5714
StarGirlStar
Jul 08, 2015 1:42 am
StarGirlStar

Wide Angle (100) vs Narrow angle (60) LED Downlights

Wide Angle (100) vs Narrow angle (60) LED Downlights

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…

13
5774
1960sModernistHome
Jul 03, 2015 3:35 pm
1960sModernistHome
TraceyWayne
TraceyWayne
29 June 2015

Wall Lights

Wall Lights

I have recently bought a great chandelier. What do you think about such decoration like…

2
1445
TraceyWayne
Jun 29, 2015 7:38 pm
TraceyWayne
Skye91
Skye91
11 June 2015

Anyone else not interested in downlights?

Anyone else not interested in downlights?
1, 2

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.

28
9686
Skye91
Jun 11, 2015 10:09 pm
Spottiswoode
Spottiswoode
4 June 2015

Light Up My Garage!

Light Up My Garage!

Iafter reading this thread last night I remembered I had an LED tube that was the wrong size for our old house. New garage had one flouro the right size in it so I…

16
6584
Spottiswoode
Jun 04, 2015 10:58 pm
sco77k
sco77k
1 June 2015

How to change halogen downlight globes?

How to change halogen downlight globes?

Thanks I'll give that a go!

3
1398
sco77k
Jun 01, 2015 2:59 pm
sco77k
TomCat
TomCat
30 May 2015

Handmade original lights

Handmade original lights

If you're looking for something different ... You might be interested in Adelaide furniture maker Michael Holding's lights. I came across him while working at an…

0
909
TomCat
May 30, 2015 12:38 pm
TomCat

Connecting 4 LED downlights to one power plug

Connecting 4 LED downlights to one power plug

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…

3
2980
1960sModernistHome
May 20, 2015 11:11 pm
1960sModernistHome

LED Lighting for outside

LED Lighting for outside

If you stick with a quality brand you should be right. And yes you're absolutely spot on, the mainstream lighting retailers seem to be importing very low quality LED…

7
2257
1960sModernistHome
May 11, 2015 8:44 pm
1960sModernistHome
Roomeat
Roomeat
8 May 2015

Identify these lights!

Identify these lights!

Could always paint them lol :)

7
1928
Roomeat
May 08, 2015 8:03 pm
Roomeat

This Is Why You Should Be Careful Selecting Lights

This Is Why You Should Be Careful Selecting Lights

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…

9
2808
1960sModernistHome
May 03, 2015 7:07 pm
1960sModernistHome

Warm lights vs cool lights

Warm lights vs cool lights
1, 2, 3, 4

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…

65
10258
1960sModernistHome
May 03, 2015 7:05 pm
1960sModernistHome
Roomeat
Roomeat
3 May 2015

Brightgreen 900+ Curve Tested.

Brightgreen 900+ Curve Tested.

These are my sterile labratory test. LMAO No.. In fact they are tested at home with a bit of creativity to position at the height I expect to install them. Our current…

0
1075
Roomeat
May 03, 2015 1:42 am
Roomeat
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
21 April 2015

Feedback on new home lighting design

Feedback on new home lighting design
1, 2

After all I have said, I do agree with that! It's your house at the end of the day

35
7617
1960sModernistHome
Apr 21, 2015 8:24 pm
1960sModernistHome
Roomeat
Roomeat
20 April 2015

Very Interesting Video To Watch.

Very Interesting Video To Watch.

Just been watching this video and found it very interesting. Thought others here may benefit a bit from it.. I'm in no way representing Brightgreen or promoting their…

0
1000
Roomeat
Apr 20, 2015 12:25 pm
Roomeat
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
17 April 2015

LED vs Halogen downlights?

LED vs Halogen downlights?

There are so many different grades and types of LED downlights available that asking whether LED downlights are good is like asking if cars are good... Need to be a bit…

7
2976
1960sModernistHome
Apr 17, 2015 7:21 pm
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
1960sModernistHome
9 April 2015

LED vs fluorescent downlights

LED vs fluorescent downlights

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…

11
3795
1960sModernistHome
Apr 09, 2015 9:52 pm
1960sModernistHome
GoLights
GoLights
9 April 2015

Thoughts on which Light for my Dining Area

Thoughts on which Light for my Dining Area

Some great choices there! make sure to check out all suppliers and replicas!

18
5432
GoLights
Apr 09, 2015 4:09 pm
GoLights
ECOECO
ECOECO
7 April 2015

Security Lights Recommendation

Security Lights Recommendation

From the ad and title it looks like they are solar powered. Are you talking about the storage cell used? I would ask the seller on fleabay…

5
1963
ECOECO
Apr 07, 2015 5:23 pm
ECOECO
quiksilver
quiksilver
7 April 2015

Lighting Designer?

Lighting Designer?

I planned all the lighting points myself ( interior and exterior). It's good to have an idea what kind of lightings you have in mind already (pendant/ down…

11
3272
quiksilver
Apr 07, 2015 3:33 pm

You are here
Building ForumLighting + Lighting Design
Top Removals posted a promotion
27 d
Time go give back

Top Removals wants to express immense gratitude to Bayside Community Emergency Relief for the opportunity to contribute to the community. we deeply value the incredible people and communities we serve. Now, we feel it's our turn to give back a little something from ourselves.

Get Offer
Ends in 3 days
Browsing this forum

No registered users and 22 guests

You are here
Building ForumLighting + Lighting Design

Australia's largest home building and renovation
community with over 1.8 million posts

Home
Pros
Forum
Start a new topic
About
Join Community
Advertise
Contact Homeone
Articles
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2023
Australia's largest home building and
renovation community
Homeone
About

Terms
Privacy

Follow homeone on FacebookFollow homeone on Twitter
All comments made express the views and opinions of the author and not the Administrators, Support nor Homeone Australia & New Zealand
© Homeone Australia & New Zealand All Rights Reserved ‎2001 - 2023