Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Create a beautiful nighttime landscape with some of these outdoor lighting ideas. I enjoy creating and researching the use of dark sky lighting fixtures, as well as solar and low voltage, always looking for downward lighting fixtures. One can spend as much or as little to achieve some very imaginative results. I hope you find something here that will help you plan and purchase exactly what is right for you and your neighborhood community.


Rare Earths Metals Controversy Continues

China, in a move that has stirred up a veritable hornets nest of controversy, sent the prices of fluorescent light bulbs through the roof in an attempt to reduce their environmental impact. Nowadays, energy efficient light bulbs – sometimes called...

It’s Lights Out for an Old Friend

Congress has mandated that all light bulbs be 25% to 30% more efficient by 2014. The phase out begins in 2012. The first incandescent bulb to go will be the 100 watt bulb starting January 2012 and the last will be the 40 watt bulb in January 2014. Europe has already...