Outdoor Lighting Tips and Trends

Outdoor lighting tips and trends

Posts about ideas and options to help a homeowner light their property stylishly and responsibly.

Think about creating a lighting project good for you, your family, your neighbors, wildlife, birds and the whole of the night sky.

To begin with, you may want to read an overview about more environmentally friendly choices for outdoor lighting.

Princeton to build green buildings

It seems to me that university campuses have always led in green building design and implementation. The new Princeton University buildings being designed for the New Jersey campus are a great example of this leadership. I guess their commitment to green buildings...

Raleigh, NC to become the first LED City

The city of Raleigh, NC has taken an interesting approach to reducing energy demands related to outdoor lighting. Recognizing that they spend a full 30 percent of their energy budget on running the 33,000 outdoor lights that amounts to a $4.2 million annual bill, they...

Energy efficient lighting buy-in from CBS

As Libby Langdon said in a recent spot on The Early Show, LEDs are the next big thing in energy efficient lighting. They’ve got so much going for them (as we here already know), but it doesn’t hurt to reiterate the benefits:   They last up to 60,000 hours on average,...