Creative Lighting Concepts
tinkaroosNeed to buy LED MR16 7W philips online
2 December 2015
Hi All, Looking to buy 32 Philips LED 7Watt from online, can you please suggest a reliable place to buy. I was buying from ebay lately but had couple of bad experiences…
1960sModernistHomeUsing an indoor ceiling oyster light on an outside balcony?
30 November 2015
It'll be full of bugs and dust before the end of the first month. Generally on a balcony we would use either a "bulkhead" luminaire or a surface mounted exterior…
1960sModernistHomeAdding 2 wall sconces-use the same light switch as existing?
24 November 2015
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…
stevie_slothOne existing light fitting in ceiling...can two lights work?
23 November 2015
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)
alexander_456Using American lights and online suppliers
28 October 2015
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.
AlthomRetrofit LED Globes for Ceiling Fan Lights?
24 October 2015
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…
1960sModernistHomeHelp needed with light fittings
25 September 2015
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…
OrpheusLED down lights & recommended electricians - Sydney
22 September 2015
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!
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…