Now that you have selected your power pack (transformer) and selected your fixtures and lamps you are ready to install your Outdoor Lighting System. This process has been simplified by using low-voltage lighting and the entire process can often be completed in an afternoon.
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Design and Planning Tips For Landscape Lighting Installations.
Often overlooked, an Outdoor Landscape Lighting plan is essential for achieving the desired effect for illuminating your home and landscape features. A good plan will not only provide esthetic appeal but also create a functional lighting system for safety and outdoor activities. That being said, there are a few simple steps you can take to ensure you have a good approach to your overall design. Also, keep in mind that most landscape lighting is easily moved, and since we are mainly speaking of low-voltage lighting, adding additional fixtures is a simple process allowing for painless adjustments to your initial plan.
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Choosing the right Landscape Lighting fixture for the desired lighting effect is likely the most important decision you will make in designing your Landscape Lighting scheme. Different types of lights will give different effects and illuminate features in different ways. That being said it’s not difficult to determine which types of lighting will likely be best suited for your lighting installation.
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An LED (Light Emitting Diode) is a small semi-conductor that gives light when a small voltage is applied to it. LED Lighting has become a must have for new lighting projects due to its superior life span, energy efficiency, and ease of installation.
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