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  • Rafter Ties and Shallow-Pitch Roofs

    Q. My clients have a garage with a conventionally framed 4/12 roof that they want to convert to living space. They like the idea of a vaulted ceiling but not the expense of the new structural ridge it would require. As a compromise, can I replace the existing ceiling joists with rafter ties?

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  • U.S. Capitol Dome Goes Green

    A plan is in motion as part of that program to update the exterior lighting scheme used to illuminate the Capitol Dome to improve efficiency, color, and maintenance.

  • A Curved Coffered Ceiling

    Precise backing, flexible moldings, and a lot of patience got the job done.

  • WayGlo Night Lights

    Alkco Lighting's WayGlo family of LED night lights provides an equal distribution of light at the floor plane via an optical lens and is ideal for illuminating corridors, steps, and aisles. The lights also can be used as a tasklight at the counter surface or in an inverted fashion to light the...

  • Living Area Luminance

  • Beta-Calco | Decore III

    The Decore III recessed downlight is constructed of a galvanized-steel housing and an etched glass or suspended spun metal ring, which creates a soft halo of light on the ceiling. Providing elegance to architectural interiors, the fixture can be used with compact fluorescent, HID, and halogen...

  • Delray Lighting | Swing

    This T5 and T5HO linear fluorescent fixture, offered in ceiling, wall, or pendant versions, is energy-code compliant and suitable for projects applying for LEED certification. Its slim 1-inch-wide by 2-inch-high profile and solid surface make for clean uninterrupted lines. The pendant version can...

  • Bartco | BAM625 Series Arm Mount Kit

    For use with Bartco Lighting's T5 and T8 remote-ballast display models, BAM625 Series Arms allow for remote-ballast luminaires to project away from a wall, ceiling, or other vertical surface. Arms mount to fixture end caps and allow rotation of the housing for aiming; there are three mounting...

  • CP Lighting | Short + Fat

    Designed by Christopher Poehlmann, Short + Fat is one in a series of "SuperSized" pendants. At 9 inches high and 16 inches in diameter, the shade is made up of a plastic cylinder with a frosted acrylic diffuser, and is available in a full spectrum of hand-applied colors. Custom colors are also...