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In The Mood

The right lighting solution can make a significant difference to the “feel” of your living space. Lighting helps to set the mood in leisure areas and improves functionality in workspaces.

Harness the power of the sun

The sun is our most energy-efficient and cheapest source of light. During daylight hours, it makes sense to harness sunlight, designing our homes to take advantage of natural light.

There are also health benefits to living in a naturally, well-lit home. It is widely accepted that natural light can help in the production of Vitamin D, alleviating anxiety.

Daylight without heat loss

Too many windows on the south side of a home can lead to a darker, cooler home as less sunlight and warmth comes in through south-facing windows. Installing a Solatube Daylighting System is a way of maximising daylight and making your home lighter without compromising insulation.

Solatube Daylighting System is a Tubular Daylighting Device (TDD) that provides an abundance of pure, natural light to interior spaces. It runs from the ceiling through to the roof to capture daylight in a small roof-top dome. It then redirects it down a reflective tube delivering clean, white light into your home without using electricity.

Not just good looking

When considering how best to plan the lighting for your home, it is essential to get the right combination of aesthetics, efficiency and performance.

Energy efficient downlights are the most efficient purpose-designed fitting in the market today. Consider using LED strip lighting under kitchen benchtops or above splashbacks to create stunning lighting effects, or their energy efficient pendants to bring style and performance into your kitchen.

Lights … action!

Energy efficiency does not have to come at the expense of style and performance. Visit an Future-Proof Building Showhome to see these lighting solutions put into practice in a real home.

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