Determining Your Needs
Lighting should be planned to complement your lifestyle.
To accomplish a comprehensive and successful lighting
solution, it is best to develop a home lighting plan that
meets your individual needs and those of your family.
When planning your lighting:
▶ Identify the activities that occur in each room
(reading, food preparation, hobby work, grooming,
laundry, homework, etc.).
▶ Identify the mood or ambience that you want to create.
▶ Identify the decorative elements you wish to
▶ Keep in mind that dark colors absorb much
light, and therefore it is necessary to provide
supplementary light in spaces with dark wall colors
▶ When remodeling, it is important to note the
extent of the remodeling and identify the existing
▶ Also, identify those areas serving more than a single
purpose and those that will require more than one
type of lighting.
If you need assistance with your plan, a Certified
Lighting Consultant or Lighting Specialist at your
local American Lighting Association showroom will be
happy to help.