How to Install Outdoor Lighting

Looking to make a dramatic change to your landscape without a dramatic change to your budget? You can provide safety, security and curb appeal to your home by installing decorative outdoor lighting. We’ll show you how to create highlights and shadows with some strategically placed lamps. It’s a fairly simple…

Install Track Lighting

Track lighting can provide ambient, accent or task lighting. Achieve the mood you want by simply pointing the light where you want it. Planning Your Track Lighting There are essentially two basic types of track lighting: plug-in and hardwired. A plug-in track light requires no electrical wiring, but must be…

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How to Pick Recessed Lighting

There are two main components to recessed lighting: the housing and the trim. While picking the right trim is largely based on your personal taste, picking the right housing can be a little more technical (you might have to ask your electrician a few questions). Understanding the following is the…

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What Is Dmx

In short, it’s a system of controlling “intelligent” lighting fixtures and dimmers. Technically, DMX is an abbreviation for DMX512-A, the ESTA (Entertainment Services Technology Association) Standard for controlling lighting equipment and related accessories. In January 2011 ESTA merged with PLASA, a similar organization in the UK. The new organization is called…