What is a Dimmer? Types and Uses of LED and Smart Dimmers

LED-Dimmers – Smart Dimmers What is a Dimmer?  LED and Smart Dimmers | To make maximum use of available light, it is necessary to control it. Light may be controlled by turning lights on and off, either manually or with time clocks or photoelectric switches, and by controlling the level of illumination in a given … Read more

25 Different Types of Lights

Incandescent lamp filaments – Types of Lights and Lamps Different Types of Lights The installation, troubleshooting, and repair of lighting systems are some of the most common tasks of an electrician. Familiarity with the basic types of lights or lampsand lighting fixtures and with systems for controlling lighting is essential for any electrician or apprentice. The … Read more

How to Control Street Lighting Better

How to Control Street Lighting Better | The most common method of control is to run independent street lighting mains from the substation, and operate the control switches manually at the appropriate time each day. The disadvantage is that the substation will have to be manned; provision of independent street lighting mains to all out … Read more

Fluorescent Lamp Troubleshooting Tips

Fluorescent Lamp Troubleshooting Tips | The defect may be due to one of several causes, and as with any other electrical installation, one should proceed methodically from the obvious to the remote, doing the simplest and easiest tests first before embarking on more complicated work. Have a good look and observe the symptoms. A little … Read more

The Basic Steps in Lighting Design

The Basic Steps in Lighting Design | Steps in Designing a Lighting Installation – The basic steps in lighting design are: Basic Steps in Lighting Design Basic Steps in Lighting Design  1. First survey the area to be lighted and make out a layout plan showing its principal dimensions, supporting structures, beams, trusses and layout … Read more

Adequate Lighting : Electrical Lighting Installation

Adequate Lighting : Electrical Lighting Installation | Some of the factors which affect adequacy of lighting are discussed below: The eye sees best in daylight, out of doors, when the sky is slightly overcast. Lighting which approaches it is therefore the best. To produce this high level of illumination at night is impracticable and uneconomical. … Read more

How to Reduce Glare in Lighting Installation

How to Reduce Glare in Lighting Installation | Glare is harsh and unwanted light which causes discomfort, nervous strain and fatigue. Perhaps the best example of glare is the blinding effect of a powerful headlight of an automobile coming in front when you are driving on a dark road. It is most annoying and leaves … Read more