Lighting + Lighting Design
Am I using the correct LED lights for my new home?
Hi I am currently building a house and will be fitting off in a month or so, so I am in the process of fine-tuning my lighting plan then will…
Customised Murano Glass Lighting - your own Creation
Hi Everyone Have you ever noticed a Chandelier in a lighting store and thought to yourself - "I wish we could have that in a different size or colour"? We with Murano…
Something to consider before buying an LED bulb
Lumens is a measure of absolute output. Lux is a mesaure of output over area. There's no point comparing raw output if it's all concentrated in to one point, or not…
dimmers - push on or switch on with no seperate switch
Hi I posted a model for a new clipsal product in another thread (31E2PUDM), but I also believe HPM are releasing a new push button (their production samples look quite…
LED Light Bulbs - iPhone/Android controllable!
I completely love this. I'm amazed at how much this is selling as a kick-starter campaign - absolutely rapt for them!! Every time I look they've added another $100k to the…
Lighting who chooses what? Builder or Client?
Yes, everything that was an extra from the standard electrical plan was completed directly with the electrician though I do not know if this happens in other regions with…
Suggestions; non-dangly lighting which allows insulation?
Hey PHL, would you be able to put up any photos? Trying to sell the better-half on the idea, but her opinion is currently "uplights are old fashioned" ... so looking for…
New Home - Install CFL Downlights now Upgrade LED later?
My questions: - If I deploy CFL downlights now can they be easily upgraded to LED later on? - Is there a specific CFL downlight/fitting I should…
Retro large hanging incandescent/halogen globe
Thanks for that! I found a replica on eBay for about $50. 60w should be bright enough for a small WC I also saw an 4w LED version, hmmmm I could use 5 of them over the…
good, inexpensive lighting switches, sockets, wallplates etc
we have upgraded through our builder, who uses Clipsal, to slimline white, they were $5 each, cost us about $350 to upgrade all our power points and light switches. It was…
LED Downlights: 1 driver/transformer each or 1 powering all?
The drivers you listed require the lights to be 12v, which limit you do a bulb style product eg. MR16. There are very few companies that sell a multi output LED driver so…
Dimming LED Downlights: PWM (Pulse width modulation)?
Hi Chris, That information could be a little old as most quality drivers will deal with a Triac dimmer no problems at all. In actual fact most LED drivers take the TRIAC…
Post handover lighting installation - ground floor.....
Depends on the weight of the fixtures. Basic pendants can be attached to the plaster, or they make a small hole in the ceiling to attach a hook to timber behind the…
LED Panel Lighting With Plasterboard Ceiling
If its a surface mounted product then you only will need a hole for the power. You may however want to mount the driver/transformer above the insulation in the roof to…
ANYBODY KNOW WHERE TO SOURCE ONE OF THESE PENDANT SHADES?
Thanks Snufl you were right...perfect!! Cheers
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