Lighting + Lighting Design
What lighting would suit this room??
trapeses are pretty bad at blowing bulbs in my experience. Voltage surges are not the greatest thing.
I reckon some directional CFL's in reflective housings would work…
Downlights for dummies <- Help!
Thanks _Al_, I like your opinion. That is the main concern I have with downlights and the whole reading thing in the living areas.
As I've been looking more and more…
I'm new to the forum and am not aware of the threads you speak of, but can say that in terms of low voltage (12V) downlights they do not waste watts…
Jan 26, 2008 11:41 pm
great suggestions I will try them myself too...I´ll let you guys know how this works..
Jan 28, 2008 10:08 am
excellent, that is what we thought we would do.
I just wanted to make sure that having the batten light would not cause problems with installing a different light…
Jan 28, 2008 9:10 pm
Cost of Downlights
The installation of downlights has always been a tricky issue. Some elctricians can charge between $30 - $90.
This all depends on whether:
- you or they…
Apr 29, 2008 12:08 pm
Wiring downlights downstairs
It's always best to do things correct, right from the start. Every builder / electrician has a budget for every stage of the building process, therefore, ask…
Apr 29, 2008 12:23 pm
My Bargain Buy
Hey there Guys,
I just had a look at your posted comments, and i must admit, the price you paid is only a fraction of the WHOLESALE price!
Apr 29, 2008 12:27 pm
Apr 30, 2008 10:59 am
Shower & Bathroom Lighting
Hi there Matt,
It sounds like you know exactly the mood you are trying to create, which is the hardest battle of all!
Now you just need to pick something out.
May 03, 2008 12:07 pm
Hi there kiwi,
It's great to see that you have spent so much time exploring your exterior lights. Obviously you are someone who knows exactly what you want.
May 03, 2008 12:13 pm
May 03, 2008 12:35 pm
Down-lights or NOT?
Hi there Aulyna_1
LED lights are fantastic, but only for highlighting things!
Personally, i wouldn't be using them to light up a room.
Hope this helps.
Lighpoint location (plan)?
the best places for bed side wall lights is just to the side of the bed head.
the best way to measure it, is to lay in bed, and make sure you can reach the switch ...…
Who does the lighting plan?!
Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting! Lighting!
This is such a tricky topic. Not many people place too much emphasis on lights, but…
May 13, 2008 10:28 am
May 22, 2008 11:40 pm
Ewan Lighting Special of the Week
I would take them both off your hands for bathroom lights but Hubby has put a big stop on all spending. Bloody bank keeps putting interest rates up outside of RBA ...…
May 25, 2008 10:56 pm
How to change downlights?
Hello again, fellow renovators…
It is a new dawn, and with it comes a new barrage of questions from your’s truly.
Ok, this is just out…
What do you think of these?
Hi there people,
I must say, energy efficient downlights are the way of the future with the compact fluorescent globes. But they MUST be good quality lamps.
Jun 01, 2008 12:58 am
This looks neat…….
If you go to the "where to purchase" they list a website. I went there. A single switch for a single light is $30. A single switch for 2 lights is $40. They also have…
Jun 11, 2008 8:53 pm
Jun 18, 2008 12:18 am
great Potico light idea
OMG! i'm in the industry, and i didn't even know that these existed.
What a fantastic idea!
Jun 18, 2008 12:20 am
12 volt downlights
hi there kexkez
Unless you want to pay top dollar like ~$100 a fitting for a QUALITY 3w high…
Jun 18, 2008 12:31 am
Jun 18, 2008 12:37 am
downlight protectors - ANYONE ??
Hi, we will be installiing downlights with the new longlife globes (cfls??) & need to know whether these need installation of protectors also ? I heard
that they don't…
Warm White or Cool White
I have found some GU10 CFL downlights that I like. They come with a 13W globe. I have a choice of either warm white (2700k) or cool white (4000k)
I've been told cool…
Another oyster question
Hi there Haywgl,
PD is right! As long as you have provisions for a standard batten to be installed, this can later on be changed to any other fitting that you…
Jul 06, 2008 10:14 am
External Lights - cutting down my costs
Hi there impact,
You may be interested in the following item. It seems very similar to the one you are enquiring about. In addition, it is energy saver globe ready, so…
Jul 06, 2008 10:31 am
Cost of electrician to install oysters
I definitely do not recommend doing it your self, and in addition, unless you are upgrading heaps of then i dare say that its only going to cost a couple of…
Jul 06, 2008 10:36 am
Pendants or downlights over bench?
Thanks for the tip MICA, will ask my builder about the EXN globes
We agree and have settled on the pendants for over the bench, and will be having them on dimmers…
Question for mattwalker!
I found that light here
It was the closest i…
Jul 09, 2008 12:54 am