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  • Differences Between Residential Wiring vs. Commercial Wiring

    Commercial and residential wiring are very different in terms of load demands, equipment setup, and energy needs. Both types of electrical wiring require different classes of materials and procedures. Here are some of the basic differences between the two types: Residential Wiring Power [...]

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    Wall Lighting Fixtures Compliment Lighting Design

    Wall lighting fixtures and sconces supplement a general lighting plan, serve as task lighting, or accent lighting. While they can be used for general lighting, it is important to note in your lighting design plan that when used without any ceiling lighting, the effect makes the ceiling seem [...]

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    Utility Lighting: Simple & Functional Lighting For Utility Rooms

    Utility lighting plays an important roll in the mood and practicality of spaces used for utility purposes. This more functional type of fixture is usually very simple in design and style. Quite useful for residential and commercial spaces, utility lighting is very useful in rooms dedicated to [...]

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    Interior Lighting Design Tips For Pendant Light Fixtures

    Pendant lighting can provide both general and task lighting. Pendants are great for task lighting, because they normally come equipped with globes or shades to avoid unnecessary glare. Since these fixtures hang in the room, as opposed to on the wall or in the ceiling, they add a unique style [...]

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    Chandelier Light Fixture Makes For Beautiful Ceiling Décor

    Chandelier lighting adds your own unique sense of style and design to any room of your choosing. Whether you choose to hang your chandelier light fixture in your dining room, kitchen, bathroom, foyer, bedroom, or any other room, these hanging lights are a beautiful addition to any space. This type [...]

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    Ceiling Light Fixtures—Efficient & Practical General Lighting

    Ceiling lighting is the most efficient and practical way to light any room. Ceiling light fixtures can illuminate entire rooms with minimal obstruction when placed in the most optimal overhead area. Ceiling light fixtures are used in homes a businesses for creating general lighting. While this type [...]

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    Kitchen Lighting Design: 6 Common Mistakes & Tips To Avoid Them

    Lighting design plays such an important part in the overall interior design of your home or business. We're going to cover a few common mistakes when it comes to kitchen lighting design and discuss tips on what you can do to avoid them. Omitting Task Lights In Your Kitchen Lighting Design Problem:[...]

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