CHAPTER 8

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Lighting Fundamentals: Design and Installation

In new residential construction and remodeling, it is said that premium upscale lighting is the least expensive way to enhance the value of a building. An example is shown in Figure 8-1. Consider what the addition of a few high-end outdoor fixtures can do for an otherwise nondescript building! Then there is the whole concept of low-voltage landscape lighting.

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FIGURE 8-1 An outdoor light fixture provides illumination and enhances the value of a home.

The object in residential lighting is to ...

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