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Replacing Fluorescent Bulbs with LED Bulbs

Littman Bros Lighting |  2014-01-13

So you think you’re going green? You recycle, eat organic, turn off your lights and even switched them to compact fluorescents (CFLs) to conserve energy. But are CFLs still the best choice when trying to conserve energy? Replacing fluorescent bulbs with LEDs is a good step towards the green direction. A CFL equivalent to 60…

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Outdoor Lighting Design Checklist

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-12-31

Using different light sources to layer your exterior lighting is a key component when lighting your outdoor space. Layering your outdoor lighting design, from outdoor wall sconces to path lights and spotlights add depth and interest to your home without appearing like a landing strip. No single light source can perform all the lighting functions…

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Subtle Illumination with LED Tape Lighting

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-12-27

LED tape lighting is an excellent product for both accent and task lighting applications in various rooms within your home. It is roughly only one quarter of an inch wide and about an eighth of an inch long; the size allows the tape to be hidden practically anywhere that you want to create a glow…

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Outdoor Lighting Ideas

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-12-06

Outdoor lighting is about safety, navigation, and definition of space and when implemented correctly your exterior lighting will define your entrances and offer a smooth transition from your interior space. It should be noted that entrances should be well lit with wall or hanging lanterns – this will give you ample light for you and…

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Eurofase LED Lighting: Efficient yet Stylish

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-25

Eurofase is certainly one of the leading manufacturer’s in LED lighting applications as they have made sure to offer their customers a widespread collection of LED products that are efficient and of course fashion-forward design’s in lighting; they combine trendsetting designs with LED capabilities. Eurofase LED lighting is featured in a variety of their newer…

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Hinkley Lighting: LED Innovator

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-11-21

Hinkley Lighting is at the forefront of LED lighting and not only provides consumers with a variety of LED products but also incorporates beautiful design aesthetics to their products as well. Hinkley offers more than 100 LED options in their landscape lighting line of deck, path, step, spot and brick lights, their very functional line…

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Kichler Introduces Innovative Landscape Lighting System

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-07-03

Kichler Lighting introduced a new line of LED landscape lighting at this summer’s International Lighting Market and this new line, known as Radiax, definitely generated a lot of interest among industry professionals. Kichler’s Radiax LED landscape technology has the greatest lumens per watt in the industry; its design utilizes innovative optics that increases light output…

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Styles from the 2013 Dallas Market

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-07-03

The summer 2013 Dallas Market Lighting Show just wrapped up and this year was overtaken by two very different looks. On one hand you have the restoration and simple classic style and on the other there are the more modern sculptural pieces. These fun and modern pieces that have little in common with the conventional…

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Light Bulbs and Color Temperature

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-05-16

The introduction of the CFL into residential homes has brought some great attention to color temperature; before the compact fluorescent light bulbs were popular, there were not as many options in color temperature for bulbs. The incandescent bulb has been THE residential light bulb for decades, which produces a warmer light at 2700k and has…

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LED Technology: Picture Lights

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-05-01

LEDs are the newest and most talked about energy saving technology for lighting today – they use approximately one tenth of the power of an incandescent fixture. This amount of energy savings is not only great for the environment and your wallet but this new technology also influences the designs of light fixtures. There are…

Interior Home Lighting

Track Lighting Guide: Putting Together a Low Voltage Track Lighting System

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-03-27

There are 4 basic components to a Low Voltage Track System: track, standoffs, transformer and light fixtures. • Track – this is what the light fixtures attach to, it brings power from the source to the very last fixture. • Standoffs – standoffs hold the track steady so that it does not dip with the…

Energy Efficient Lighting

Establish Your Energy Efficient Lighting Plan Now

Littman Bros Lighting |  2013-03-14

Whether you’re remodeling or just looking for a more efficient way to light your home, there are far better economical ways to do so. Here are some of our most helpful tips on starting an energy efficient lighting plan from our most knowledgeable lighting professionals. You can save energy and keep your home stylish and…