Archive for November 27th, 2017

What’s The Difference Between Task, Ambient And Accent Lighting?

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Light is your hidden supporter.

We sleep a third of our lives away. What do we do the rest of the time? We eat. We laugh. We love. Light is what guides us through our experiences the majority of our time, from the sunrise filling us up with new energy to the fluorescent lighting that marks a modern building. The art of customizing lighting to our merest whim is a large and old one, one more homeowners are becoming privy to as they try to bring out the very best in their house beyond new furniture. Should you be new to this subtle and effective way of improving your home, there’s no need to worry. Learning about lighting is just like learning about anything else — a little patience and a careful eye will go a long way.

Lighting accounts for up to 10% of the total energy con

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Improving your Home’s Heating Efficiency

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Temperatures are dropping and it is getting cold in some parts of the country. If you are in one of these cold weather states, it is likely that you have already begun, and possibly even completed, your winter preparations. One of the most important winter preparations is getting the house ready. You have to face cold weather as you get in and out of your car. If you use public transportation, you could be forced to withstand the cold for many hours. Your home is your warm refuge and you want to make sure it is heating efficiently.

Check your window and door efficiency

Even minor cracks or the smallest of holes can result in large heat losses. You can check your windows and doors by feeling for drafts. Even new windows can be inefficient if they were not properly installed. Fortun

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