We are very aware that many homes need added lighting, natural and artificial. To help us quantify the useful light that falls on a particular location, we promote measuring foot-candles with simple, smart-phone light meter apps. Also, we can avoid over-lighting by using dimmers so you can fine-tune your lighting needs by time of day and activity. We'll share our suggestions for optimal lighting levels in another post soon. See what our colleague, Debra Young, has to say about lighting and a lot more.
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