4 Reasons You Should Upgrade To Outdoor LED Lighting

4 Reasons You Should Upgrade To Outdoor LED Lighting

When it comes to outdoor lighting, there’s a reason professionals reach for LED bulbs and fixtures. Homeowners and Lighting Designers agree that the benefits of outdoor LED lighting exceed other forms of lighting by far. So, what is all the fuss about? Houston...
SPRINGTIME ILLUMINATIONS

SPRINGTIME ILLUMINATIONS

Springtime will spring before you know it. It’s the golden season for outdoor living, before the formidable Houston summer heat. Time to survey the patio, ready the grill, and get ready for those laid-back evenings with family and friends. Early springtime is also...
COLOR IN LANDSCAPE LIGHTING?

COLOR IN LANDSCAPE LIGHTING?

The First Law of Residential Landscape Lighting is “less is more”. A design achieves the greatest drama and beauty with as little lighting as possible. How little is “as little as possible”? Generally, just enough to meet safety, security, and functionality needs. An...
REPAIR OR REPLACE?

REPAIR OR REPLACE?

New clients are not always starting from a scratch. Quite a few explain they’ve got outdoor lighting systems already in place. They’re not satisfied with the performance of the system, or perhaps with its general condition. Long-time owners of a property realize one...
2019 TRENDS IN OUTDOOR LIGHTING

2019 TRENDS IN OUTDOOR LIGHTING

2019 has been an interesting and active year in outdoor and landscape lighting. As its days dwindle to a precious few, let’s pause and highlight some of the year’s top outdoor lighting trends.  Path lighting, if you will, to next year. The standout markers of 2019...
OUTDOOR  LIGHTING FIXTURES GUIDE

OUTDOOR LIGHTING FIXTURES GUIDE

  OUTDOOR LIGHTING FIXTURES Guides to outdoor and landscape lighting usually suggest specific design uses for the various types of fixtures. Readers, however, aren’t always familiar with the trade lexicon. Let’s go over the outdoor lighting fixtures menu and shed...

BACK TO THE FUTURE: LED CONVERSIONS

If an outdoor lighting installation was put in before 2013, it could well be a line-voltage system powering halogen bulbs with 120-volt house current. If it’s older than 2010, it’s nearly certain that’s what it is. These systems were state of the art...