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Choosing the Right LED Recessed Lights for Your Project

courtesy of Haddad Hakansson LLC For the first time, we recently incorporated high-tech, energy-saving LED lighting into an entire kitchen project. There are no incandescent, halogen or fluorescent bulbs to be found – not even in the dramatic drum pendants

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It’s Time to Consider LED Lighting For Your Home

thank you to Haddad Hakansson LLC If you’ve tried to buy a light bulb lately, you know it’s no longer as simple as running down to the hardware store for a couple of 60-watt or candelabra-style bulbs. In just a

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Inspiring Bright Bulbs

Importance of Education: Inspiring Bright Bulbs When my parents named me Lucy Elizabeth Dearborn, they had no idea that their little bundle of joy’s initials (LED) would forecast her future. Ever since a young age, I had an affinity for

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Spring Ahead ~ Sunday, March 10, 2013

Daylight Savings is Time ~ March 10 “It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” Charles Dickens It’s that

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Direct from Dallas

Last month I had the pleasure of attending the International Lighting Market in Dallas. Each year I look forward to going to the Dallas Market and seeing the latest and greatest in lighting, including new lighting releases from hundreds of

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Streetlights in London to be Controlled by iPads

Westminster City council announced it will be replacing over 14,000 London street lights with new iPad controlled smart lights, over the next four years. The iPad application will be able to monitor street lighting levels and reliability, monitor which lights

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Know Your Lighting ABCs … continued

Machine Blown Glass: Glass shaped by mechanically forcing air into molten glass so that it takes the shape of a mold. Matte Finish: Lamp or fixture surface finish producing a diffuse, lightly textured dull reflection. Mercury Vapor Lamp: A type

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s … continued

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! Hall / Foyer Fixtures: Can create a welcoming atmosphere, while providing

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s?

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! A Lamps: The most common incandescent household lamp; a standard general

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Energy-efficient light bulbs: How much do you really save?

What’s the return on investment for installing energy-efficient lighting, such as halogen, compact fluorescent and LED light bulbs? Here’s how to find out. Courtesy of Brian Clark Howard of The Daily Green Lighting does more than dispel the darkness. It helps us accomplish

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There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton