INTERIOR-LIGHTING SUGGESTIONS


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INTERIOR-LIGHTING SUGGESTIONS
INTERIOR-LIGHTING SUGGESTIONS221. Residence lighting. In the lighting of the home, the decorative element should predominate. The lighting must, however, comply with the general rules of lighting (Sec. 188) concerning color, shadows, glare, and illumination. A room in which yellow or red is the predominant color gives a warm, cheerful impression, whereas a room furnished in blue tends to produce the opposite sensation. Shade and softened shadows are preferable to sharp shadows or to no shadows. It is especially important that any glare be minimized. Luminous ceilings can be installed in such rooms as kitchens and bathrooms.Detailed recommendations for residence lighting are given in a booklet prepared by the Committee on Residence Lighting of the Illuminatin…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. INTERIOR-LIGHTING SUGGESTIONS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export