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Choosing the Right LED Recessed Lights for Your Project

courtesy of Haddad Hakansson LLC For the first time, we recently incorporated high-tech, energy-saving LED lighting into an entire kitchen project. There are no incandescent, halogen or fluorescent bulbs to be found – not even in the dramatic drum pendants

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It’s Time to Consider LED Lighting For Your Home

thank you to Haddad Hakansson LLC If you’ve tried to buy a light bulb lately, you know it’s no longer as simple as running down to the hardware store for a couple of 60-watt or candelabra-style bulbs. In just a

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Streetlights in London to be Controlled by iPads

Westminster City council announced it will be replacing over 14,000 London street lights with new iPad controlled smart lights, over the next four years. The iPad application will be able to monitor street lighting levels and reliability, monitor which lights

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Know Your Lighting ABCs … continued

Machine Blown Glass: Glass shaped by mechanically forcing air into molten glass so that it takes the shape of a mold. Matte Finish: Lamp or fixture surface finish producing a diffuse, lightly textured dull reflection. Mercury Vapor Lamp: A type

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s … continued

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! Hall / Foyer Fixtures: Can create a welcoming atmosphere, while providing

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Know Your Lighting ABC’s?

From Accent to Zone lighting, we’d like to clarify some common ~ and not so common ~ lighting terms you may hear as you build or renovate your home! A Lamps: The most common incandescent household lamp; a standard general

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Energy-efficient light bulbs: How much do you really save?

What’s the return on investment for installing energy-efficient lighting, such as halogen, compact fluorescent and LED light bulbs? Here’s how to find out. Courtesy of Brian Clark Howard of The Daily Green Lighting does more than dispel the darkness. It helps us accomplish

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In case you haven’t heard, lucía Lighting & Design was voted Best Lighting store in the Boston Magazine 2011 & 2010 Best of Boston Home and 2008 Best of Boston!

lucía lighting & design wins “Best of Boston Home 2011” Category: Transitional (“A timeless mix of contemporary and traditional, this is one style that’s all grown up.”) Lighting: lucía lighting & design – “Handpainted porcelain chandeliers by Tracy Porter, polished

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We made the Boston Magazine happenings … check it out!

On 5/11 the New England chapter of the International Furnishings and Design Association hosted an event at Lucia Lighting & Design. http://www.bostonmagazine.com/party_pictures/gallery.html?gallery=276121&return=%2Fparty_pictures%2Findex.html%3Fpage%3D3&year=2010&&redirected=1

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Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.

Walt Whitman