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Lighting for Universal Design - Featured in the Jan/Feb 2007 issue of Ultimate Home Design, this article by an LRC researcher focuses on lighting design principles providing accessibility, flexibility, and aesthetics for everyone-including those with disabilities.
Lighting the Way: A Key to Independence - A series of guidelines for designing lighting for older adults.
DELTA Snapshots: Home Office Lighting - A guide to comfortable and flexible lighting for home offices.
NLPIP Specifier Reports: Energy-Efficient Ceiling Mounted Residential Luminaires - This issue of Specifier Reports evaluates 42 hardwired ceiling-mounted residential luminaires that use compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs).
NLPIP Lighting Answers: Alternatives to Halogen Torchieres - A guide that examines the strengths and weaknesses of halogen torchieres and provides information about the energy efficiency, light distribution, and price of halogen and alternative torchieres.
Builder's Guide to Home Lighting - Offers builders and electrical contractors practical advice for installing energy-efficient lighting in homes.
Screwbase Compact Fluorescent Lamp Products - This issue of Specifier Reports contains performance data for compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) rated at or above 13 watts.
The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes - By Russell P. Leslie, AIA, IES, and Kathryn M. Conway, MS. Originally in hardcover, this 222-page book is now available online at no charge. Illustrates common home lighting installations as well as energy-efficient upgrades and redesigns.
The Outdoor Lighting Pattern Book - By Russell P. Leslie, AIA, IES, and Paula A. Rodgers, IES. A hardcover guide to the development of effective and attractive outdoor lighting designs.