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Consider these 4 help tips when your design your home office lighting to make your office a comfortable and well lit space.

Consider these 4 help tips when your design your home office lighting to make your office a comfortable and well lit space.

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  • www.IESLightLogic.orgwww.IESLightLogic.org Light Logic aims to help consumers learn about residential lighting best practices, design, energy efficiency and all topics regarding lighting a home. Visit Light Logic at: www.IESLightLogic.org Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting When lighting your home office, you will need to carefully consider both the placement and style of the lights that you choose for ease of seeing and to maximize productivity. Your home office should have good, overall lighting with strategically placed task, ambient, and accent lights. Most importantly, your home office should be a comfortable atmosphere where you feel motivated to work. Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Overhead Lights The overhead lighting you choose should evenly light your entire office without causing glare. Ceiling fixture choices include recessed lighting or track lighting. Recessed lighting fixtures such as downlights are installed in the ceiling with the aperture flush with the ceiling for an unobtrusive installation. Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Overhead Lights Track lighting is useful because it can be directed at a specific area and double as task lighting. Another option is to install a ceiling fan with a lighting component – a useful combination to provide air circulation as well as general room lighting. Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting The Desk Lamp In an office, the desk lamp will be the most important light fixture you have. There are many different styles of desk lamps to choose from. One popular type is a swing arm, adjustable desk lamp. The adjustable arm feature allows the user to reposition the light to suit the task. If energy efficiency is your goal (and price is not a limitation) look for an LED desk lamp. Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Additional Lighting Ideas An office needs more than just overhead lighting and task lighting, to create a comfortable atmosphere supplement the overhead ceiling and desk fixtures with one or two additional portable lamps. Choose shades that are semi--translucent to provide a soft diffuse quality of light in the room. Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Additional Lighting Ideas For a fun approach to ambient lighting, try a SunJar. You place the SunJar in your windowsill, and it gathers energy from the sun throughout the day. At night, the Mason jar style lamp glows for a few hours before needing to be recharged in the next day’s sun. Friday, August 23, 13
  • Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Keeping You On Task: Home Office Lighting Accent Lights You can also utilize accent lights to draw attention to specific decorations in your office. Using track lights or picture lights to accent paintings or framed diplomas and certificates will add more ambient light to your office as well as showing your visitors your accomplishments. There are many varieties of accent lighting, including downlighting, uplighting, and cabinet lighting. Friday, August 23, 13
  • www.IESLightLogic.orgwww.IESLightLogic.org Light Logic aims to help consumers learn about residential lighting best practices, design, energy efficiency and all topics regarding lighting a home. Read the full article at: www.IESLightLogic.org Friday, August 23, 13