Lighting + Lighting Design
We have 10 downlights in the kitchen/dining area. I have heard that they are a very energy inefficient means of lighting a room. Can anyone…
We have this old oblong shape skylight in our living area, which doesn't exactly let in enough light.
I saw on Selling houses Australia recently a skylight that used some…
Double Insulated Lighting
First post! I've been reading these fora for the last few months and so far they've been a great help, but I've finally got a question I can't find an answer to.
Jan 22, 2012 8:27 pm
I might be missing something here,but this what i would do i would chase up the wall that faces the garage doors(back of the front facing wall) drop my feed from the…
They can be connected to existing points and at planing stage just account for 0ne light in each room , one thing you must remember if you have bad lighting it wont…
So a mitt style of casing seems to be the best solution (for us), as it offers the benefits of sealing (fairly well) the ceiling cavity around the gimball…
Jan 08, 2012 1:06 am
Dec 07, 2011 8:47 pm
Slight delay for LED downlight to turn on
yeah. it's about half a second delay.
The strange thing is that the switch is connected to 4 led downlights (exactly the same) but only one of them has the slight delay.
WANTED: Electrician - PERTH
A year or so back when I lived down Cockburn way I used Robert from safety switch electrical services and was pretty happy with the price and service.
Nov 10, 2011 10:44 pm
Downlighting in apartment
Generally for track lights all you need to do is power the track, the lights you buy should have the transformers built into them. Termination will depend on the track I…
On the lines of the dºlight Huggable pillow (makes an excellent Christmas present), we have here the In Soft pillow. The difference lies in the intuitive way the lights…
Hallway lighting ideas
You need to consider what you are needing the lights for. Do you need them to light up a linen press in the hallway or are they going to light artwork or photos on the…
Ambient Lighting under bathroom vanity
You should be able to get an even affect with LED strip, the strip needs to be using 3528, 3020 chips or a lens to achieve this.
As a rule of thumb for…
Good looking strip fluro
Thanks Michelle, was actually planning on doing that over the benches, but was thinking the softness of a fluro would give a better overall light for general working.
Recommend round oyster lights please
I am looking for some round oyster lights to put in my house.
My preferences are:
Must close well so that bugs dont get in (as much as possible).
Prefer round to square…
Oct 10, 2011 12:58 pm
Island bench lighting
Not sure where you'll find them elsewhere but I find that although Ideal Electrical usually has pretty poor showrooms and website, they can give you a list of supplier…
Vanity lights above mirror
Hi suh, thanks for the pics we ended up ordered some cougar lights called carlisle they are fluorescent ones with some style and modern look. They are gonna cost a bit…
CFL Downlight reliability??
the GE CFL globe i bought does not have slow start problem. it just takes like 0.5 seconds to think everytime i swtich it on, then full brightness.
Sorry to hear that, as I said, we have pendants and some do it yourself lights throughout our home, we don't have a problem with the ceiling. Our builder, re-painted the…
Sep 13, 2011 12:33 pm
Downlight to Batten?
the wiring at the light point will be fine to suit any type of fitting you choose, your main concern will be the hole left by the…
Aug 23, 2011 8:48 am
replacing halogens with LEDs
The hard thing is that some transformers have 20w-60w printed on them but work fine with a 5w bulb, usually the lower minimum wattage the better.
Has any one bought from buysterlighting?
i personally wouldnt rave about the prices from them.
i am in the lighting business too, but they sell LED downlight ktis for $55-103 for "budget range" where as we sell…
Aug 21, 2011 1:26 am
Aug 21, 2011 1:22 am
Can I buy my lights from overseas?
Yes, of course you can purchase your lighting from Overseas and have it installed in your new home, you just have to ensure that the lights are UL approved…
Help me light the void!!
Although our void is quite a bit smaller than yours, we are using a mix of LED wall lights and a Pendant/Suspension, switched separately.
6x LED Wall lights DSW111 with…
ARE THESE WHAT BECON ARE CALLING "STEP LIGHT" Maxx 160173
Has any body used these lights?http://www.solarledlighting.com.au/viewitem.php?productid=21
What are your thoughts?
Changing Batten light fittings to LED
It will depend on where the batten fitting has been installed. If it is attached to a roof truss then you can't put the downlight in the same place because you will…
replacing 2 small downlights with pendants
U need to take out or locate the tranny that connects the small downlights Thats where the 240v is the downlights most prob have 12v but then again depends on the voltage…
Jul 04, 2011 1:44 pm
Zodiac CFL downlights at Bunnings.
I'm an electrician everything at bunnings at a cheap price is SHIT eg u can get a 4 gang gpo from bunnings for 20 but I get clipsal for 40 from the wholesaler. I havnt…
CFL Jupiter Downlights by Brilliant
I have used these and found them quite good. There are quite a few lights available in this style - with the lamp mounted sideways. This seems to give better light…
Jun 25, 2011 12:14 pm