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Advantages of Using LEDs

Although LED technology is commonplace today, confusion still arises for the home user when it comes choosing LEDs over traditional light bulbs.

How the Right Light Bulb Can Save You Money

With the rise in popularity of LED light bulbs, you’ve likely heard talk of energy savings and lighting.

What to Consider When Shopping for LED Bulbs

Today, LED bulbs are the most efficient, longest lasting, and often the most suitable choice for residential lighting.

Watts up with Lumens?

Until recently, shopping for light bulbs involved primarily focusing on wattage. After 2012, when the Department of Energy set standards specifying how much energy light bulbs can use, things became slightly more complicated.

Tips for Working with Your ALA-member Showroom

Whether you're tackling a home remodel, a new build, or simply looking to update your dining room chandelier, the best place to start is always with a trained ALA-member lighting showroom professional.

Lighting with Layers

When developing a lighting plan for any room in your home, it is important to consider the three basic types of light - ambient, task and accent. The best lighting plans combine all three types to light an area according to function and style.

Rethinking Your Bathroom Lighting Design

Your bathroom is where you typically start and finish your day, so creating an inviting space can set the tone for a great day and a restful night's sleep. Unfortunately, many homeowners are left uninspired by their bathroom lighting design.