The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes
Whether you are building a new home or remodeling, The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes can help you design attractive, energy-efficient lighting for the kitchen, living room, bedroom, bathroom, home office, hallway, stairway, or porch. This 222-page book illustrates prototype designs or "patterns" for energy-efficient lighting suitable for typical homes. Information on lighting products and techniques enables the architect, interior designer, electrical contractor, building professional, or do-it-yourself homeowner to design quality lighting for the home. The book, originally published in spiral-bound and hardcover editions is now available for download at no charge.
Case Studies of Residential Lighting
Case studies of efficient lighting in residences from the Demonstration and Evaluation of Lighting Technologies and Applications (DELTA) program, including lighting for home offices and dormitories.
Residential New Construction
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Living Room Lighting
Builders Guide to Home Lighting
This guide offers builders and electrical contractors practical advice for installing energy-efficient lighting in homes.
Lighting Education Online: Residential Lighting
The residential lighting course provides information on lighting technologies typically used in homes along with guidance on lighting design techniques. The course also provides sample lighting layouts for a variety of rooms within a home. A fee is required to register for this course.
Daylighting: Daylight Dividends Program
Reports, guides, and other resources on daylighting.
Lighting designers can help you achieve better lighting that uses less energy. The LRC's lighting design program, DesignWorks, provides cutting-edge lighting design solutions, effectively pairing advanced research with dynamic design concepts.