Lighting & Ceiling Fan
Why Lighting Is Essential?
We see the use of lightings in extensive applications, from our homes to public areas like shopping malls and parks. Providing safety by allowing us to see what’s around has been lighting’s most fundamental role. The next favored priority is security, which is employed both in and outside of homes to ward off crimes; lights are never really turned off even when no one is present, though the emphasis on energy saving has never been greater. Today, its role has multiplied and extended more than we could have imagined.
It is strange but people are simply infatuated by well-lit places. Our references to gather in common places like libraries, shopping malls and community parks compared to pitch dark places seem to speak louder. Studies have also shown that light quality highly affect human behaviors; people thrive better and enjoy greater sense of satisfaction under good illuminated environments. Well-designed lightings improves mood, stirs our feelings and draws us to them, making us wishing to stay longer and not wanting to leave these places. Light designers are aware of these positive well-being factors and have since been putting more of their good uses in healing grounds, retail stores and even work areas.
The goodness of lightings has never been more evident than in our homes. Well used lightings do make our homes both loving and inviting. When designing our own rooms, we tend to scrabble with decisions on color schemes, furniture types, and kitchen layouts but overlook this important part of the interior design. In actual fact, lightings do more to pave the tone for your home than most other factors, and by integrating style and function, a well-designed lighting plan can flatter your place dramatically. Until you set your lightings correct, your rooms probably won’t strike out as spectacular as you’ve thought.
As you move along to choose the lighting scheme for your room, keep in mind on the function you have for this room and the effects you want to induce. With different kinds of function, your lighting requirement is going to be different. And with different kinds of lightings, you room effect will also be different. For example, your dinner session can be awesome with softer lights even if the food is not fantastically good. Likewise, fatigue and headaches will plague you if you constantly work under that overly glaring and focused light. For an elderly, he would probably prefer a 50% more illuminated environment to compensate for his visual deficiency.
When considering the overall effect of a room, it is worthwhile for us to first understand some basic types of interior lightings: ambient lighting, task lighting, accent lighting, natural lighting and decorative lighting. Well combined and applied, you can achieve those decorative and specific purposes well tuned to your tastes and habits. Most do not have to be complicated; sometimes a simple candle is all it takes. Nothing seems more impressive quite the way indoor lighting does, so work it on your rooms the way you want to. Working with a professional is another wise option you can choose.
One comforting thought is how the lighting market has advanced all these years. Thanks to newer technologies, we now have lights that can last longer and brighter for lesser, compared to years ago. There’s also the energy saving ones that can help trim your monthly electrical bills.
You’ll certainly adding distinction to your home if you home comes with a well-designed indoor lighting. When you’re selling, you’ll realize how value has also increased with it.
Ceiling Fan & Lighting
In a place where land is a major constraint, it is wise to invest in a ceiling fan for your home or office. Singapore average temperature of 29 degrees Celsius also makes a fan a staple for your home and offices. Here are some other reasons why a ceiling fan is beneficial:
The importance of a ceiling fan is to cool the air around in the room for an affordable price. There are also several other ways to cool the room which includes a standing fan or even an air-conditioning unit. The reason why many are seeking to choose a ceiling fan is because of its ability to maximize space which is not used by most people; the ceiling. This option also works for the air-conditioning unit you place at the top of the wall but the regular usage of
an air-conditioning unit is expensive. Even with an added light fixture, a ceiling fan will not cost so much in cooling down a place because it has big blades which are driven by a small motor which still results in a low cost to your bills.
The next benefit is its placement. As the fan is fixed on the ceiling, there is little chance for your children to tamper around with the fan and risk getting injured. This is also true for the office where employees are always rushing around and may risk getting themselves or your precious equipment damaged when a standing fan topples over.
Compared to other appliances which cool the place, a ceiling fan is one of the easiest to clean. This is because it does not need to be disassembled to be kept clean like your air conditioning unit or your standing fan. With a small ladder, a bucket of soapy water and a towel, you can ensure that the fan is kept clean which will not only look good, but also makes the fan work at its best all the time for you.
A good ceiling fan is also paired with great lighting fixture. The usual bulb used for a ceiling fan is a tungsten bulb as it gives a feeling of warmth and comfort which are usually places where a ceiling fan is found at home.
For offices, hanging light fixture with fluorescent tube lighting is used to provide much needed illumination for work. The main thing to consider with a ceiling fan is its position with respect to the light source. It can be distracting for some people if the blades of the fan cause the light to look like its flickering. This could make close work difficult if ambient lighting is used for precision work.
Nonetheless, there are many lighting which can be paired with a ceiling fan. This also includes spot lighting that comes with the fan itself. If however you are looking for a separate fixture that doesn’t come with the fan, look for lighting which provide disperse lighting. What this means is to find lighting which illuminate a wide area without being too glaring. This will definitely complement your new ceiling fan.