Residential Lighting: A Practical Guide to Beautiful and Sustainable Design, 2nd Edition
SECTION ONE: UNDERSTANDING LIGHT.
Chapter 1: The Functions of Illumination.
Chapter 2: The Color of Light.
Chapter 3: Choosing the Correct Lamps.
Chapter 4: Choosing the Correct Luminaires.
Chapter 5: Daylighting- Integration of Natural Light for Greener Design Practices.
Chapter 6: Controls.
Chapter 7: Special Effects.
SECTION TWO: USING LIGHT.
Chapter 8: Kitchens: the New Gathering Place.
Chapter 9: Entrances: Setting the Tone.
Chapter 10: Living Rooms: Layering Comfort with Drama.
Chapter 11: Dining Rooms: The Main Event.
Chapter 12: Bedrooms: Private Sanctuaries.
Chapter 13: Bathrooms: Functional Luxury.
Chapter 14: Home Offices: Work Spaces that Really Work.
Chapter 15: Exterior Lighting: Expanding Interior Spaces Visually.
Chapter 16: Applying Lighting Techniques.
Part A Guidelines for drawing a reflected ceiling plan.
Part B Guidelines for writing lighting specifications.
Part C Lighting questionnaire for your clients.
Part D Hands-on design - condominium project.
Part E Review Examination.
Appendix One: Resources: How To Use Them.
Appendix Two: Sample Answers To Review Examination.
Sample Lighting Layout for Condominium Project .
Appendix Three: A Sampling of Luminaire Manufacturers.
Appendix Four: Top Ten Lighting Tips.
Appendix Five: Top Ten Outdoor Lighting Tips.
Appendix Six: Answers To Frequently Asked Lighting Questions.
Appendix Seven: Recording your Work: Tips on Photography.
Appendix Eight: Tips On Public Speaking.
Appendix Nine: The Business Of Being In Business.
Appendix Ten: Getting Published: The Game Plan.
- Provides expanded chapters on energy-efficient lighting, including LED technology, GU24 fluorescent lamps, and daylighting
Features 32 pages of color plates demonstrating professional redesigns of interior and exterior rooms, and home offices
- Emphasizes the use of "light layering"—using a variety of lighting sources together
- Features room-by-room advice, with real-life examples of the products provided on related Web sites
- Provides hands-on guidelines for assessing a client's needs, drawing a reflected ceiling plan, writing lighting specifications, choosing materials, and more
Offers the design tools for putting together a well-designed lighting plan
"Residential Lighting is a book that has certainly benefited from its second-edition treatment. Lighting technology-- particularly as it pertains to energy efficiency--has moved at a breakneck clip for most of the last decade, and Whitehead's astute pen chronicles these changes and offers a hint of sensible prognostication about what the future holds." (residentiallighting.com, February 25th, 2009)