Lighting + Lighting Design
DollarBest place to buy lights (cheaper?);Melb-any ideas will do!!
4 November 2009
Very impressive range and of course I have fallen in love with a very expensive one!
DollarLights whilst building house. What did you do?
5 November 2009
Went to a couple of lighting stores today and was overwhelmed. Got talking to the owner who seems to know what he is talking about and I think I have a clearer idea now. I…
Adding pendant lights to kitchen after handover...?
what you could also do is install the batten holders only and then incorporate a DIY type pendant which simply clicks into an existing E27 or B22 lamp holder and that way…
buildingadreamhomeAdvice on my downlights please - plans attached
12 November 2009
Thanks Oz Lighting. I think we'll have to stick to halogens then as we can't make any changes or additions to the plans - that includes the wall lights you mentioned.…
Bathroom lights installation look right?
unfortunately a lot of these multi head spot fittings have oversized bases which as you can see are not well designed and not much thought goes into the aesthetics of the…
MichelleMy heart was broken! (Update: Lights I actually bought)
20 November 2009
Very efficient shopper….trust me!
Pendant light height question....
i 2nd that, the cable will definitely be able to be adjusted. you will probably have to cut it as it looks like quite a small ceiling plate, so make sure of the height you…
Can you buy a gimble downlight the same size as a fixed one?
can you send a picture of the downlight, there are so many models and styles out there that it would be hard to recommend one with out knowing what your existing ones look like.
No idea about lights
if you want the "downlight" effect where the whole kitchen is lit then you could use a fluorescent downlight (http://www.ozlighting.com.au/Brilliant- ... 57C44.aspx) and…
Lighting DesignerCFL Issue - 3 lights same switch, some CFL don't turn
16 December 2009
excellent and what brand did you use ?
Casa2Urgent help on CFL downlight layout
28 December 2009
Hi casa, Heres a link http://www.blinklighting.com/product/ne ... ight---bc/ i got the non dimmable ones for $19 from Cetnaj. I bought all my…
TheGardenWhispererSafety cannister needed for CFL Downlight??
13 January 2010
I'd use them anyway. the amount of crap that gets blown in from the roof space between the gaps is heaps. Anything that closes that gap up is all good in my books
cenemelectricalneed help!!!Installing downlights after hand over?
14 January 2010
g'day Metri will charge an extra 20% on downlights if you request them, but that may be a better option depending on how your chosen electrical contractor is going to…
pinkapplesLooking for this light - or something close
20 January 2010
its from Hong Kong but it says they will post to Australia for $60 and that pretty normal for that sort of postage!! Most of beacon lighting is from China or Hong Kong anyways.
Phasing-out of incandescent, halogen globes
Not sure if this has already been posted already on these forums... http://www.lightingcouncil.com.au/pdf/L ... o%2017.pdf Apparently the new name of "lumens" is going…
Are LED downlights too white?
Probably already mentioned on the forum somewhere, but around 3000 is warm white (pinky), while around 6000 is cool white (bluey). When you have one of each in the same…
danielandersonRepairing, Installing, Wiring by Electrical Contractor
29 March 2010
I wish to share my experience which I encountered with Eris Electrical Private Limited, of late. They are (Level 2) electrical service provider in New South Wales, Sydney…
RizzoWhere are all the good lights in Australia?!
31 March 2010
I would have to say beacon lighting. We went to our "local" light store and picked out all our lights and got a quote and it came to $5000!! I then, knowing what lights…
installation inspectorHelp! 12v LED downlight globes = TV interference
18 April 2010
I've given up investigating possible solutions to this problem and returned the globes to be swapped for 240v versions, and expect them to arrive early next week.