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Landscape Lighting

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Landscape Lighting

  1. 1. Landscape Lighting Plant: Blue Atlas Cedar Term: Low-voltage Systems
  2. 2. Blue Atlas Cedar • Small Evergreen Tree • USDA Zones 6-9 • Height 10’+ • Full sun to part-shade • Weeping & erect varieties • Need to stake when planted • Start weeping growth pattern after several years • Specimen Plant – used in contemporary gardens
  3. 3. Landscape lighting • Landscape lighting is the creation of a lighting effect, not the display of lighting fixtures. • Purposes ranging from aesthetics to safety and security. • The illumination of gardens, trees, shrubbery and ground cover extends the beauty of nature into the nighttime and enhances your environment and property.
  4. 4. Low-Voltage Lighting • Most landscape lighting is low voltage (12V). • Not intended to provide bright work or security light • Accents plants, walkways, and architectural features
  5. 5. System • Lights are wired to a timer • Lines are buried • Lights clip into wire • Types – Decks – Paths – Patios – Trees – up or down
  6. 6. Solar Lights • Inexpensive • Shorter life-span • Led light, lower intensity • Don’t require wiring or timers • Work well for path lighting • Turn on automatically when dark
  7. 7. Deck lighting • Provides accent lighting for entertaining • Highlights steps, entrances & exits
  8. 8. Path Lights • Shines light down to path for safe footing at night.
  9. 9. Pool & Patio
  10. 10. Tree Lighting • Spot lights from ground up • Lights in trees casting down

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