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How to Choose the Right Solar Lights
Learn about different types of outdoor solar lights, where to use them and why you might want to avoid the bargain bin
"types of outdoor solar lights, where to use them and why you might want to avoid the... Using solar lighting outdoors can be a lifesaver when outdoor outlets are not available... But do solar-powered lights really work? How do they measure up to hardwired electric... using solar-powered lights in your yard.... electric lights? And what if your yard is shady or you live somewhere that rarely sees... a good solar camping light. It is fantastic! I find the solar lights only last 1-2..."
Make a Mod Solar Lamp Trio for the Garden
What’s that hovering ethereally in the dark? A set of cool globe lights showing off your DIY ingenuity
"globe lights showing off your DIY ingenuity... twine light globes for my kitchen ceiling fixture. I recently decided to move on... ball of light. They had string lights in them. I was thinking about using solar string... keeping the light in your yard, not theirs. Good one. I'm into all things solar at present... fountain lights especially so. Dont move it yet. Great DIY light work I love this for... creative lights project!!! Brilliant! (get it?) Your great pics make it easy to..."
Going Solar at Home: Solar Panel Basics
Save money on electricity and reduce your carbon footprint by installing photovoltaic panels. This guide will help you get started
"Solar-powered homes were a rarity as recently as a decade ago. But a plethora of... Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint by an average of... off the lights! Before considering installing solar panels on your roof it is important... to LED light bulbs for example. This way you will need a smaller solar array for less... about solar shingles? Do they work? Solar shingles work in the same way as solar..."
Small Solar: Big Home Tech Trend in the Making
"producing solar power, we’re still thinking big, as in big arrays of solar panels on... of big solar power generators and small solar panels, which will be integrated into... bottom for solar technologies. In a nutshell, it means that small, portable solar power... small solar. Instead of a single home power plant juicing everything, our devices... with big solar power generation and other alternative energy approaches coming online..."
Outdoor Lighting to Make Your Home and Landscape Glow
Let your home be a beacon at night with exterior lights for pathways, pools, trees and, of course, the front door
"exterior lights for pathways, pools, trees and, of course, the front door... uplighting. Lighting can be as minimal and inexpensive as a few solar lights from a home... extra outdoor rooms all night long. Start with the front door to welcome visitors... a few lights to your garden or backyard patio, or even spice up a few trees with... bit of light can go a long way in the dark. Take a peek into a few homes at night..."
No Fall Guys, Please: Ideas for Lighting Your Outdoor Steps
Safety and beauty go hand in hand when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix
"when you light landscape stairways and steps with just the right mix... nighttime landscape. Ideally you should have sufficient lighting along stairways and... row of lights along one side. But if your lighting can also add interest and a sense... walkways and outdoor rooms, think about the lighting options — from downlights and sidelights... right lighting, though, you can turn these potential problem areas into highlights..."
9 Outdoor Lighting Schemes That Get Universal Design Right
Boost safety and a feeling of welcome with exterior lighting that offers visual cues and clearly defines paths
"exterior lighting that offers visual cues and clearly defines paths... erior lighting is just as important as an interior lighting design. Universally designed... The lighting options here will make your outdoor spaces safer for everyone, from... exterior lighting ensures a smooth transition between indoors and out when the evening... exterior lighting design also makes all the difference in transforming your entrance..."
8 Effective, Beautiful Lighting Types for Front Yards
Increase safety and security while highlighting plants and other landscape features, using the right mix of outdoor lights
"other landscape features, using the right mix of outdoor lights... us have landscape lighting in the backyard, because it's where we congregate with family... friends. And landscape lighting in the front yard is the same, right? Yes and no. While... using lighting in the front yard. Lights in your front yard not only direct visitors... of your landscape designer, you can place lights in strategic location throughout your..."
Light Your Landscape for Drama and Function
New project for a new year: Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe
"Install outdoor lighting to highlight special features and keep nighttime walks safe... improvement, landscape lighting might be the most overlooked. It is, however, one of the... place outdoors. While the implementation of the project can be easier to cope with... LED in landscape lighting. We called a landscape lighting company for our project... design, landscaping and lighting. Good luck...:-):-) Great landscape lightning ideas..."
Fantastical Landscape Lighting to Kindle a Fanciful Air
"landscape lighting. Once you've mastered the basics of outdoor lighting, you're ready... everyday lighting, some dramatic and inexpensive DIY light "art" that looks like a million... create your landscape lighting magnum opus. The pleasures of the night garden await.... range of lighting options now available, the sky's the limit when it comes to landscape... snow-covered landscape light, made by the very talented folks at Attraction Lights, I believe..."
Spectacular Landscape Lights Dazzle in the Dark
"night with outdoor lighting options for the patio, pool and garden... Lighting design rules say that lighting should be subtle, especially for the landscape... pools of light should be strategically placed to enhance chosen outdoor areas and allow... sometimes, outdoor lighting just has to make a statement.... actual light source be seen. And for the most part, this approach will result in a... lighting. Lighting is everything! EnvironmentalLights.com sells waterproof LED strip lighting..."
Light Up Your Night With an Easy Outdoor Table Lamp
"some soft light to my outdoor space. An electricity-free and battery-free outdoor table... — it's solar powered — is perfect for summer nights on your patio or deck... (most?) solar landscape lights don't give off much light. Not sure how bright it would... 'howevers'. 1. Solar powered garden lights don't give off a lot of light, and need to be in... brand of solar lights actually give off more light than others---how can you tell the..."
Let’s Clear Up Some Confusion About Solar Panels
Different panel types do different things. If you want solar energy for your home, get the basics here first
"you want solar energy for your home, get the basics here first... term “solar panel.” Before we get into a more advanced look at specific technologies... home with solar energy, it’s necessary to understand the basics of what kinds of panels... maintain solar power during a grid outage is by having your own solar power storage... AND the solar power we generate during the summer months. @mmilos -- I put solar thermal..."
High Design With Solar Panels
"Solar panels find new function as elements of smart home design... slapping some solar panels on a roof or side of a building, but it definitely helps reduce... to add solar panels to a house, how to do it? While the panels have slimmed down in... looking less solar-panel-like, most homeowners do not want to call attention to them. And... various ways solar panels are being integrated into home design.... incorporate solar into the design. Still looking for a way to add solar, so thanks for..."
Architect's Toolbox: Solar-Powered Design
"minimize solar heat gain in the attic (important in southern climes), it's durable,... gardens or landscaping. Shingle rooves have chemicals which leach into the water coming... delicate landscaping plants and cannot be used on plants grown for food. My issue... passive solar is NOT knowing how far out to build an overhang for efficient shade in... letting the light into the home in the winter. So far most "intructions" I've found have..."