Outdoor Lighting Pattern Book

Outdoor Lighting Pattern Book

Outdoor Lighting Pattern BookAuthor(s): Leslie, Rodgers, Lighting Research Center

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional; 1 edition (November 1, 1996)

Hardcover: 208 pages

ISBN: 0070371881

ISBN-13: 978-0070371880

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Using a series of “patterns” or model lighting designs, this book presents several lighting possibilities for typical situations. It addresses residential, commercial, institutional, industrial and public spaces, including walkways, alleys, quick-stop shopping, pedestrian malls, business districts, office parks, parking garages, loading docks, school yards, playgrounds, public parks, and areas adjoining apartment buildings. For each setting, the book first illustrates the commonly used lighting treatment and then offers several options for upgrading or redesigning the lighting. This book complements the Lighting Pattern Book for Homes and is also written by the faculty of the Lighting Research Center. 218 pages, 1996

Windows & Skylights: The Best of Fine Homebuilding

Windows & Skylights: The Best of Fine Homebuilding

Windows & Skylights: The Best of Fine HomebuildingPublisher: Taunton Press

Paperback: 112 pages

ISBN: 1561581275

ISBN-13: 978-1561581276

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Publication date: May 1996

Here are trade secrets for choosing the best new windows, restringing double-hung windows and installing and building skylights. How-to articles on how to build shutters and window frames and how to install casement, bay, and arch-top windows are also included. Full color.

Table of Contents
Taking a Look at Windows
Shop-Built Window Frames
Double-Hungs Restrung
Building Fixed-Glass Windows
Making Curvilinear Sash
Making Window Sash
Reglazing Windows and Doors
Cranking Out Casements
Installing Fixed Glass Windows
Designing and Building Leak-Free Sloped Glazing
Screen-Porch Windows
Simple Joinery for Custom Windows
Installing Arch-Top Windows
Building a Kitchen-Counter Bay Window
Framing a Walk-Out Bow Window
Installing Glass Block
Acrylic Glazing
Site-Built, Fixed-Glass Skylights
Movable Insulation for Skylights
Installing a Factory-Built Skylight
Framing for Skylights
A Site-Built Ridge Skylight
Curbless Skylights
Skylights in the Eaves
Building Louvered Shutters
Finishing Touches

Kitchen & Bath Lighting...made easy

Kitchen & Bath Lighting…made easy

Kitchen & Bath Lighting...made easyAuthor(s): Michael De Luca

Publisher: National Kitchen & Bath Assoc (January 2001)

Spiral-bound: 217 pages

ISBN: 1887127062

ISBN-13: 978-1887127066

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To understand most books on lighting design, you would need an engineering degree. This is not one of those books. In a highly accessible and informal manner, Michael De Luca (who isn’t an engineer either) explains the fundamentals of lighting design and lays out a step-by-step planning process. The information includes: color, spacing, reflectance, light measurements, fixtures and more. Lighting concepts are illustrated with real world examples. Technical information about selected lamps and luminaires is also provided. While the book was targeted to kitchen and bath designers, the information is relevant to any residential design project. 217 pages, 1997