Lighting plays a very important and vital role in creating a safe and healthy environment for your home. Lighting has come a long way from the first lamp invented by Edison to the super-efficient energy-saving and decorative models that can transform your home and provide efficient lighting solutions.
Planning a home lighting project
The first step before planning a lighting project is the evaluation of the space to be lit. Also evaluate the activities that take place in the specific room to determine the specific lighting fixtures required. The lighting technology has been developed into the energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamp, halogen, LED and many other types of light bulbs for a perfect design for home lighting.
Basic types of structural lighting
The three types of lighting are ambient, accent and work lighting. There are many options for providing light to homes from the integrated architectural solutions that must be integrated by contractors or craftsmen to the simple table lamps that can only be connected. The architectural light forms are bay, sofa and valance that are integrated into the structure of the room. These are mostly used for ambient lighting. Recessed lamps are another form of light that is installed above the ceiling and sends a relatively narrow light band in one direction. Track lighting is mounted or hung from the ceiling and is used for work or accent lighting. Base cabinet lights are popular as work lighting for the kitchen.
Different types of luminaires
Chandeliers or pendants are luminaires suspended from the ceiling. Chandeliers direct the light upwards and provide ambient lighting, while the pendants direct the light downwards and provide task lighting and are hung over a kitchen or dining table. Both of these luminaires enhance the decorative style of the room. Ceiling lamps are lamps that are mounted directly in the ceiling with the light bulb hidden by a glass or plastic shade, which provides ambient light. Wall Scones are surface mounted on the walls and provide ambient or work lighting. Wall scones come with very attractive and stylish shades and they direct the light up or down. In addition to other lighting options, there are desk lamps, table lamps and floor lamps with tables in principle for work or reading. All these luminaires are available in a wide range and can decorate and enhance the atmosphere in your home.