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  • Solar Light

    Shed light anywhere on a property — without wiring — with Larson Electronics’ solar-powered Magnalight SPLED-5 exterior fixture.

  • Performance LED Lamps - Require 10 Percent of the Energy

    Feit Electric’s Performance LED lamps come in many sizes and require only 10 percent of the energy needed by comparable incandescents, says the maker.

  • Zumtobel Careena

    A recessed fixture which uses red and white LEDs to achiece a medium color temperature.

  • Husky Tripod Lamp

    Many work lights are directional, but Husky's 360-degree light on a tripod will illuminate an entire room.

  • DeWalt DC020 Portable Work Light

    DeWalt's DC020 is a portable 38-watt fluorescent work light that runs on the company's 12- to 18-volt cordless tool batteries or line voltage.

  • Are LEDs Okay in Closets?

    A client wants to install LED light fixtures in his closets, but my local code inspector is hesitant to approve them. It seems to me that an LED fixture poses no more of a fire risk than a fluorescent light. What does the code say?

  • Letters

    Framing tip; trigger-happy carpenters; defense of recessed lights; broken compact fluorescents; more

  • Mastering Sidelight, Part Two

    An in-depth discussion of how to design for an equally valuable interrelated resource—view.

  • Terminology

    Daylight Dialect: Building a common daylight language will dramatically facilitate the necessary dialogue between architect, lighting designer, client, and contractor.

  • On The Circuit Boards

    It's taken until the last decade for LEDs to develop to the point where architects can exploit their technological and aesthetic advantages at a large scale.