Residential Lighting A Practical Guide to Beautiful and Sustainable Design

ISBN-10: 0470284838

ISBN-13: 9780470284834

Edition: 2nd 2009

List price: $85.00
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Written by internationally recognized lighting consultant Randall Whitehead, this popular, easy-to-read lighting design guide offers a highly visual introduction to the fundamentals of illuminating the single-family home. Emphasizing the use of "light layering" using a variety of lighting sources together the book offers advice on design tools and room-by-room lighting strategies. This Second Edition includes a new chapter on lighting energy efficiency, increased coverage of light sources such as LED lamps, light shelves, "smart glass", and daylighting. 32 pages of color plates demonstrate professional redesigns of interior and exterior rooms and offices.
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Book details

List price: $85.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/22/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Foreword
Introduction
Understanding Light
The Functions of Illumination
The Color of Light
Choosing the Correct Lamps
Choosing the Correct Luminaires
Daylighting- Integration of Natural Light for Greener Design Practices
Controls
Special Effects
Using Light
Kitchens: the New Gathering Place
Entrances: Setting the Tone
Living Rooms: Layering Comfort with Drama
Dining Rooms: The Main Event
Bedrooms: Private Sanctuaries
Bathrooms: Functional Luxury
Home Offices: Work Spaces that Really Work
Exterior Lighting: Expanding Interior Spaces Visually
Applying Lighting Techniques
Guidelines for drawing a reflected ceiling plan
Guidelines for writing lighting specifications
Lighting questionnaire for your clients
Hands-on design - condominium project
Review Examination
Resources: How To Use Them
Sample Answers To Review Examination
Sample Lighting Layout for Condominium Project
A Sampling of Luminaire Manufacturers
Top Ten Lighting Tips
Top Ten Outdoor Lighting Tips
Answers To Frequently Asked Lighting Questions
Recording your Work: Tips on Photography
Tips On Public Speaking
The Business Of Being In Business
Getting Published: The Game Plan
Glossary
Index
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