If you want to have unique and modern lighting options throughout your new construction property, but you want to be eco-friendly and you want to conserve energy, there are some things you want to talk with the lighting design professionals about.
You can keep your electrical costs low without having to sacrifice style and still getting the bright lighting that you need. Here are some things to consider and discuss with the lighting designers and building contractors.
Wide Surface Area Lighting Options
Find lighting fixtures that will cover a large surface area in the home, instead of fixtures that just light directly below the bulb, or barely around it. This way, one light can have multiple purposes throughout the house and be used to light more than one room, so you don't need to have multiple lights going at one time. This is also especially important when you are choosing exterior lighting if you want to see into the depths of your backyard or down the driveway.
Solar Power When Possible
There are many ways to light the house with solar energy without having to get big, noticeable panels to plop in your front or backyard. Instead, you can use discrete roofing options and light a majority of your home with these solar-powered options. Exterior lights are also ideal for solar charging and power throughout the day.
Timeless Instead of Flashy
If you are building a new home, you want the fixtures, materials, and items you pick out to last. You can get modern lighting options that are going to be timeless and that you'll be able to enjoy for years or decades, instead of options that are super trendy and that will go out of style. High-quality lighting fixtures are worth the expense, just make sure that you choose options that are going to be useful with your changes in taste over time.
Having a professional design the lighting in your space is a great way to get the most light, to have all of the lighting fixtures flow throughout the house, and to get high-end lighting in the new construction home you are putting so much of your time and money into. Talk with the lighting design experts in your area to see what design options and suggestions that they have, and then work with someone to get the pieces ordered for your home to help move the construction process along.Share