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Lighting Pattern Book for Homes
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Book title:  The lighting pattern book for homes
Year:  1996, 2007 (online)
Authors:  Leslie, Russell P.; Conway, Kathryn M.
ISBN:  0-07-038079-1
Place of Publication:  New York
Publisher:  Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

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Cover, Contents, Preface (5 Mb) Design (1 Mb) Luminaires (2 Mb)
Ceiling Mounted (2 Mb)
Suspended (2 Mb)
Recessed (4 Mb)
Architectural (2 Mb)
Wall Mounted (1 Mb)
Furniture (3 Mb)
Plug In (3 Mb)
Exterior (2 Mb)
People, Energy, and Light (Introduction) (3 Mb) Economics (6 Mb) Controls (7 Mb)
Techniques (5 Mb) Lamps (1 Mb) Appendix (1 Mb)
Glossary (5 Mb)
Associations (1 Mb)
Index (4 Mb)


Whether you are building a new home or remodeling, The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes can help you to 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 dwellings. 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. You may also purchase a CD containing its entire contents. In either case, this publication features an interactive Table of Contents, making it quick and easy to find the right section or topic.

(Winner of an International Award of Achievement from the Society for Technical Communication)

Keywords:   energy efficiency/residential ighting/design/pattern/home

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