Norms of illumination of premises in accordance with SNiP. What should be the lighting in apartments and houses. Values in suites (lx) for each room.
How to place spotlights on a suspended and suspended ceiling? Layouts of lamps in the bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, living room and corridor.
There are many types of lamps available on the market, the most popular are LED ones, they are considered the brightest. But is it? Let's see which lamps shine brighter.
LED lamps are on the market in a wide range. In the article, we examined what types of LED lamps are available according to the base, the shape of the bulb, and other criteria.
LED strips vary in voltage, power, dust and water resistance and other parameters. Find out what types of LED strips are and what are their features.
What is an LED lamp, how is it arranged and what is the principle of operation of this light source. The main types of LED lamps and their scope.
Why do the bulbs explode in the chandelier when the light is turned on and not only. The reasons for the explosion of incandescent, fluorescent, halogen. How to avoid the situation.
How lighting is controlled through a contactor or a magnetic starter from a push-button station. How to connect lighting through a starter and photo relay.
How to connect a fluorescent lamp without inductor and starter. A review of existing switching schemes, as well as videos that clearly show the process.
How to organize the control of a chandelier on two wires. Video example of the refinement of the light switch. A simple way to control the lamp in two wires.
Tips on how to connect two bulbs to one switch.Scheme of connecting two lamps to a single, double and pass-through switch. Installation examples.
How linear LED lights are made and assembled. Types of linear lighting devices with LEDs.
What is ripple of LED lamps and why does it occur? What should be the ripple coefficient according to the norms. Methods for checking the flickering of LED lamps.
How to choose a controller for LED strip power and type of control. Which controller is better to choose among the wide variety of devices.
How to check the chandelier for operability with a multimeter and indicator screwdriver. External inspection of the assembly scheme of the chandelier before purchase.
Comparison of LED lamps and energy-saving in terms of light output, service life, energy consumption. Which is better to choose: LED lamps or fluorescent.
Step-by-step instructions for installing spotlights in a stretch ceiling with your own hands. Photo and video examples of mounting fixtures in a suspended ceiling.
Overview of smart lamps with a remote control, battery, speaker, motion sensor. The main functions of smart LED bulbs and the best models.
The main causes of degradation of LEDs. Find out why the LED strip or lamp shines differently, dimly, unevenly. An example of degradation of LED strip.
Tips on how to make lighting for flowers in the apartment with your own hands. What lamps to choose for lighting colors and how to make a rack.
What does the color temperature of LED lamps mean and what should it be. Table and tips to help you choose the color temperature of LED bulbs.
Step-by-step instructions on how to make a street lamp with your own hands. Photo and video examples of the assembly of a street lamp from improvised means.
You do not know what types of spotlights there are for indoor and outdoor lighting? The article considers the varieties of searchlights, their advantages and disadvantages.
Manufacturing LEDs using Chip On Board technology. Advantages of COB LEDs, design and specifications.
Step-by-step instructions with photo examples, thanks to which you will learn how to make a floor lamp yourself. Workshops on making a makeshift floor lamp.
How to make backlight curtains with LED strip. Rules for installing LED strips, as well as photo examples of the use of LED lighting curtains and curtains in the interior.
Every home electrician should be able to not only screw a light bulb into the chandelier holder, but also conduct lighting throughout the house, summer cottage and even outbuildings. As you know, different rooms have their own special requirements. For example, in a house, the lighting line needs to be divided into several groups so that there is no need to turn off the light everywhere when repairing a lamp. At the same time, for a garage or a utility unit, it is enough to draw one line protected by a circuit breaker. We examined all these points in sections street lighting and lighting in the interior. By the way, with regard to the interior, in this section we also provided useful instructions that clearly explain how to make your own lighting in the closet, along the perimeter of the ceiling and even behind the mirror in the bathroom. All these solutions will make your home more original and beautiful.
The next, no less important section, necessary for self-assembly of lighting - familiarity with existing light sources (in a simple way, with bulbs). Each lamp has its own advantages: LEDs are the most economical, incandescent bulbs are the cheapest, and halogen lamps are considered one of the most durable. At the same time, we told the readers of our home encyclopedia what to do if the energy-saving lamp crashed or blinked in the chandelier. All these points need to be studied so that in the future you can independently solve the problem.
We paid special attention fixtures, clearly explaining how to install and connect them correctly. In addition to your attention, we have provided an overview of the best and most original fixtures for the bathroom, stretch ceiling and even the street. To ensure that the lighting in the house has always been serviceable, in the same section you can find repair instructions for the chandelier, garlands and other devices.
Well, the last thing that can be useful to a home master is lighting schemes. For example, we have provided visual projects for the installation of lamps throughout the house and apartment. Also, several useful schemes for connecting sensors to lamps are provided for you.