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Information Clearinghouse
Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice
Translating high quality research specific to better design and building practice

Home lighting

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Authors Home Modification Information Clearinghouse
Published
Illustrators/Contributors Svegner, M.
Audience Consumers
ISBN 978-0-7334-3918-6
DOI 10.26288/5e8efd2e8f3fa

This factsheet aims to inform older people, people with disability and their carers about the properties of the most common household lights and assist them choose the right light bulb for their needs. Lighting is an important parameter in home design, enabling safety and comfort for the performance of everyday tasks, such as walking, reading, cooking, etc. 


Table of Contents

Which lighting types should I use in my home?

Halogen lights

Fluorescent and Compact Fluorescent lights

LEDs

What other parameters will improve lighting comfort in my home?

Lighting techniques

Colours of home surfaces and their effect on the visual environment

Home Lighting Checklist

Where can I find more information?


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