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The Lowdown on High-Efficiency LED Lighting
Learn about LED tapes, ropes, pucks and more to create a flexible and energy-efficient lighting design that looks great
"about LED tapes, ropes, pucks and more to create a flexible and energy-efficient... When LEDs (light-emitting diodes) came on the market, people were slow to use them... mean that LEDs can produce that warm, yellow light many homeowners prefer in their living... better-quality light. LEDs can last up to 25,000 hours and use 75 percent less energy than... versatility. LEDs cover the range of light, from soft and warm to crisp and cool, and come..."
My Houzz: LEDs and a Living Wall Color a Minimalist Slovakian Home
Thanks to a modern overhaul, this small Central European apartment is now a testament to efficiency and thoughtful design
"wall that lights up with kaleidoscopic colors. Houzz at a Glance Who lives here: Architect... and the LED lighting. Absolutely gorgeous! My only question is where the heater radiator... and the LED lighting just makes it more so. Very nice indeed...well executed. Nicely... use of lighting. Nice job! Really like it. One question though- is the bidet really... whole. The lighting, the planting, the colours, the incredibly successful use of limited..."
12 Ways to Light Your Kitchen With LEDs
See how to use new energy-saving lights to illuminate your kitchen, light a countertop and add style, too
"energy-saving lights to illuminate your kitchen, light a countertop and add style, too... LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, are energy-saving light sources that last for years... for task lighting, general room lighting and accent lighting. Here are some sensible-style... under-cabinet lighting. Love the light quality. pamela rodriguez: LEDs are more than fine... incandescent light. It sounds like LEDs are the answer to my lighting challenges. But where..."
Patio of the Week: Water and Fire Mingle in a Canadian Front Yard
If the illuminated moat winding through this Ontario patio doesn't dazzle you, the 8-foot-wide fireplace will
"dazzling LED lighting scheme create comfortable zones for lounging and entertaining... moving water. What a glorious setting they've created! A true idyll - no small wonder... fire and water. Our pool has a waterfall with a firepit built to the side of it so... fire and water at night, just in the backyard! I've been a proud Oakville resident for... moving water/fountain drowning out city sounds right over the concrete walls. Fantastic..."
How to Switch to a Tankless Water Heater
New project for a new year: Swap your conventional heater for an energy-saving model — and don’t be fooled by misinformation
"tankless water heaters (a standard in Europe and Asia), there seem to be some growing... tank water heater. Since these water heaters heat water as needed, you will never... gets hot water! I am currently looking into replacing a hot water tank and a boiler... that hot water doesn't come right away, so there extra water run needed (lost). I was... tankless water heater, however we're on a well, and need to use a water softener, and..."
Houzz Tour: Historic Israeli Penthouse by the Sea
A surprise discovery led to a stunning backdrop for contemporary furniture and modern, minimalist features in this Jaffa apartment
"discovery led to a stunning backdrop for contemporary furniture and modern, minimalist... shed new light on the Eastern world. A calming of sorts. Thank you. This is just beautiful... in that light in order ot have a better view of the stunning historical place.. Indeed... wall. The lighting is sympathetic to the space. The clean sharp contemporary freshness... very good light. the house is beautiful, There is no dispute about that but for the sake..."
Basement of the Week: Luxurious and Lovely in Tennessee
Bright artwork led to this walk-out’s restful, neutral palette, but the generous amenities are the real soothers here
"artwork led to this walk-out’s restful, neutral palette, but the generous amenities... treatment, lights and especially the railing. Moved from Ohio to Nevada last year...... damage from water, whether runoff or flooding. How do you keep it permanently dry under... pendant lights add a shock of red that plays off the painting. Lights: Robert Abbey;... natural light and high, generous ceilings, but the space was unfinished. AFTER: A built-in..."
Get Along With Less Lawn — Ideas to Save Water and Effort
Ditch the mower and lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering places
"lower your water bill while creating a feast for the eyes with diverse plantings and gathering... drain on water resources, and they demand regular mowing and fertilizing, not to mention... mow amd water (other plants still need water too..) it sure looks a lot prettier than... Read your water meter before and after you water the lawn to see how many gallons of... of water you are using each day for the lawn. Then check your water bill to see how..."
Container Garden Basics: How and When to Water Potted Plants
Confused about soil moisture, the best time to water and what watering device to use? This guide can help
"time to water and what watering device to use? This guide can help... need to water?” is usually the first question I get from clients after finishing their... should water as often as the plant requires. But determining when, how much and how... garden's watering needs. Planting ideas for your container garden... I've been watering in the evening but after reading this, I'll start watering early mornings... regarding watering in the evening -- if that is the only time you can water, it is better..."
Xeriscape Gardens: How to Get a Beautiful Landscape With Less Water
"serve water and make gardening much easier with the xeriscape approach’s 7 principles... Denver Water utility for a new and comprehensive approach to water conservation. The... strict watering laws. You can only water x 2 days a week, your day is a according... mean no water at all. All living things need some water to survive and thrive. Don't... "saving water"--how ironic, you aren't "saving" water in any sense--either watering..."
Just Add Water: Rain Barrel Magic
Take your rainwater storage from practical to beautiful with a new breed of design-friendly rain barrels
"collect the water that would otherwise drain off your roof and use it to water your garden... adherents as water issues affect more and more of us. It's a practical approach — you collect... conserve water & stop using municipal drinking water to water our plants. I admit I... used the water for laundry and wash water, and hauled up their drinking water out of... saying: water flows uphill to money. @BethMcLennan - Water rights, water/resource 'wars'..."
8 Unthirsty Plants Help You Save Water in Style
Spend less effort and money on your landscape with drought-tolerant and native plants that liven up your yard
"supplemental water each year. In contrast, the use of water-efficient designs and plantings... Water is one of our most precious resources, yet each year many households use more... more water outdoors than for all other purposes. Of this, the majority is used for... conserve water, but our wellwater still has some salt intrusion. The plants and soyzia... (where water, relatively speaking, is no issue at all) then great. Otherwise, planter..."
A Place on the Water: 4 Inspiring Designs
"e how water and views shaped these shoreline escapes... near water has an undeniable appeal. Be it a river, lake, or even an ocean, bodies... bodies of water offer relaxation, a unique vista, and the opportunity for recreation... to the water, until we are actually sitting atop it. See hundreds of beach-home photos... to the water. The Lake Guest House might be set back a little bit from the water's... of the water comes inside. Note the reflection of the water on the glass walls.See..."
See an Outdoor Bathroom Made From a Water Tank
"redwood water tank in their woodsy backyard, they decided to repurpose it as an outdoor... the drop light. Can you tell me where it was purchased? Only water tanks in Oklahoma... into the water coming into the house from the street. There is a water heater stashed... that drop light at Barn Light Electric. http://www.barnlightelectric.com/pendant-lig... a old water tank. Hats off to your imagination and creativity. Specially like the..."
Quick Fix: Erase Water Rings from Furniture
"least one water ring plaguing a piece of furniture. I didn't learn the importance of... remove light scratches and water marks and can't believe how well it works..can buy... remove water rings with A-Restorative it come according to wood type like light oak... every old water spot we could find and it worked every time! For water stains we simply... for a water mark that has left a bubble or raised area in a wooden counter/bar area..."