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Seeing Things In a Different Light


Light bulbs come in a vast range of color temperatures, providing many options to choose from when lighting the rooms in your home.The three primary types of color temperature for light bulbs are: Soft White, Bright White/Cool White, and Daylight...

Light Bulbs Color Temperature Range - Choosing the Light Bulbs

Choosing the Perfect Lighting for Art Décor


If you're confused about what lighting to choose to highlight your artwork in the home, you wouldn't be the first. Perusing the array of lighting options available can be overwhelming, and we're guessing you probably have a few questions about what to get...

How to Highlight Your Artwork at Home

Lighting Tips for a Media Room


Excitement is building in advance of one of the biggest sporting events in America. Now is the time to start prepping your media room for the perfect championship party. You've planned out the dips, snacks, beverages, and seating arrangements for optimal viewing pleasure, but have you thought about the lighting?...

Media Room Lighting Tips

Channel Your Inner Craftsman: Garage to Workshop Transformation


The garage is an often cramped and dusty mess, filled with last year's Christmas decorations and random boxes labeled, "1989." With the maker movement in full swing, folks everywhere are channeling their inner craftsman and trying their hands at 'making' instead of buying...

Garage to Workshop Transformation

Ring in Spring — Batteries Plus Bulbs-Approved Outdoor Décor & Lighting Tips


In preparation for spring, many people will dust off the old patio chairs and arrange their warm-weather setup for home entertaining and celebrations. For those who could use an upgrade, we've provided a variety of tips to revamp your outdoor décor and lighting to make spring even more enjoyable...

Ring in Spring - Outdoor Décor & Lighting Tips

LED There Be Light


The technology behind LED light bulbs continues to improve. Not only are these bulbs incredibly energy-efficient and long-lasting, but their many variable characteristics allow lighting environments in homes and businesses to be customized unlike ever before...

LED Color Temperature and Beam Angle Options

Going Retro: A Guide to Retrofitting Your Lighting System


LED bulbs are everywhere these days.With so many options for homeowners and business owners to choose from, it's important to understand the differences between them. Here's a breakdown of the basic types of LED bulbs – what they're called and what they do...

Lighting Tips that are Easy on the Eye


In order for students to maximize the time spent with their noses in books or staring at computer screens, it's important to consider some simple lighting tips to avoid the fatigue and eye strain that can often occur with ineffective lighting for studying or reading...

Lighting Tips for Studying and Reading

Psychology of Lighting


With all the new lighting options currently available, it's important to understand which characteristics should be considered when purchasing CFL and LED bulbs for the home. We will go over a room-by-room breakdown of the recommended lighting for each unique space in a typical house...

Best Light Bulb Options by Room in the House

Out with the Old, In with the New


When it comes to changing our old, inefficient light bulbs to energy-efficient replacements, there is a way to measure exactly how much this process will improve our livelihood. By using an Energy Savings Calculator, it's possible to correctly identify the amount of energy and money that can be saved by upgrading to CFLs and LEDs...