LED lighting used to be considered for commercial use primarily. But, as the technology has advanced, it has quickly become more popular in residential homes as well. As LEDs continue to gain share of the lighting marketplace over incandescent and fluorescent options, it’s important to know what LED terms mean so you can understand the advantages and select the best LED options for your home. Let’s Start with the Basics Sonneman Grapes LED, which stands for “Light Emitting Di
The spotlight is on the carefully crafted and perfectly executed design of a Colorado home. Based in the Rocky Mountain State, Vertical Artslives up to its name – especially when the firm creates a home with soaring ceilings that demand some serious head tilting to take in its full grandeur. Project Manager, Sarah Tiedeken O’Brien, AIA, provided all the details about this awesome space. HF: What was the best aspect of this project?
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Humans and outdoor lighting have experienced significant evolution together. It’s been a long journey. Back in the day, our ancestors’ outdoor lighting was the sun. When it went down, it was time to head into the cave for the night. Eventually, fire was discovered, which extended the night somewhat, but was still not easily controllable as a light source. Fast forward a few 100,000 years, and indoor lighting has gotten some major upgrades. For one, it exists, thanks to the in