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How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube
New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home’s energy efficiency by opening a room to the sky
"light tube drum fixtures. Very stylish. This article states that light tubes are... light tubes -- lighting fixtures that simulate true tubes. Anyone have an experience... solar tubes put in our kitchen and 1 solar tube in each of our bathrooms. I agree... solar tubes. I installed the 2 bathroom tubes by myself (except for the roof portion)... light tube. A skylight would only illuminate our attic. A light tube is the answer..."
Glued to the Tube: 14 Ways to Put a TV in the Kitchen
Look to the Sun for More of Your Home's Lighting
Manage sunlight with design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty
"solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty... lens and tube. Finally, the tube is super shiny to minimize light loss. :) Rhoda sshopa... solar tubes feel about them as the light quality almost seems too stark? I'm considering... solar tubes in a few projects before. I have found that unless you can use one with... rigid tube and a fairly short length (10' or so), then it is not worth it. The flexible..."
Pop Culture Watch: Get a Good Rap With Thrift Store Scores
9 Places for the TV We Haven't Seen — Yet
The Bay Window Goes Modern
Square tubes, cantilevered cubes, mixed glass ... new plays on bay windows are boldly branching out in modern architecture
Decorate With Intention: Helping Your TV Blend In
Somewhere between hiding the tube in a cabinet and letting it rule the room are these 11 creative solutions
Modern Icons: Marcel Breuer's B32 Chair
Idea of the Week: DIY Pot Rack
Tubular Daylighting Devices Bring In Natural Light
More advanced and less pricey than traditional skylights, TDDs are the most modern way to let the light in
"narrow tube that unobtrusively shines daylight into dark rooms. Tubular daylighting... that the tubes are time and cost efficient: A professional can install one in two hours... of the tubes are diffused or glazed to prevent glaring beams of light and to ensure... these tubes in his clients' bathrooms, because the natural light creates a serene... with the tubes (too steep). So if you're building or remodeling with tubes in mind..."
Floors Warm Up to Radiant Heat
Toasty toes and money saved are just two benefits of radiant heat under your concrete, wood or tile floors
"radiant tubing, with electric-powered tubes positioned above the floor and in between... looped tubes pumping heater water beneath the finished floor. The water is heated... heating tubing in a concrete slab. Modern radiant tubing is manufactured from cross-linked... radiant tube to get outside the tube and damage floors. slobarbara said: “My other... all the tubing, something is bound to go wrong every once in a while. It seems like..."
Living George Jetson Style
How to Add a Radiant Heat System
Enjoy comfy, consistent temperatures and maybe even energy savings with hydronic heating and cooling
"lines of tubing per space between joist which are 24". The pex tubing is snapped into... stapled up tubing in a ranch floor plan and about 4000' of in concrete tubing (sunroom... existing tubing and layout. When done by knowledgeable professionals, radiant heating... (the red tubing) during bamboo floor installation. Strand woven bamboo is warranted... installed the tubing directly on top of the existing floor and then had gypcrete poured over..."
Universal Lighting Design Strategies for 4 Key Home Areas
Brighten the way for eyes of any age with ambient and task lighting that supports safety and imparts beauty
"solar tubes. We used one in a recent remodel in an interior bathroom where there... solar tubes, 3 in interior bath areas and a hallway area. Can't wait to see that... in by a tube roof light, I'd like to offer a word of caution. As a textile/clothing... of the tube when you don't need the daylight. Disappointed that bathroom lighting... solar tube. I'm about to begin renovation and am "hung up" on lighting over/around..."
Meet Shigeru Ban, Winner of the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize
This humanitarian’s vision includes inspiring new uses for everyday materials, in relief housing and other structures the world over
"cardboard tubes weren't true cardboard. The insides of the tubes were filled with concrete... variables, the tubes do require some sort of reinforcement, typically via steel connections... though the tubes are filled by concrete. For one, the church is temporary, and the tubes... Second, the tubes double as surface and formwork, unlike the norm with concrete when the... cardboard tubes, what happens when they get wet? Do the structures fall down? John, given..."