Advice and Tips

Find the information you need for your next lighting or decor project with articles from the Lamps Plus experts.

  • 5 Lighting Items That Pay For Themselves

    Lighting That Helps You Get What You Pay For! Here's a quick list of lighting items that, in time, will pay for themselves and help you save money. From 1 to 5, they are... 1. Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) Nothing tops CFLs when it comes to energy efficiency, light output quality, versatility...
  • Quick Guide: Buying a Ceiling Fan

    Buying a New Ceiling Fan Want to stir things up around the house this summer? Add a ceiling fan ! Ceiling fans do more than just bring about breezes. Designed with the latest home decor trends in mind, these overhead fans move in fashionable circles. New Choices in Ceiling Fans High-tech...
  • Energy-Wise Lighting Tips

    Lighting Tips That Can Save You Money Not only is being Green good for the planet, it's also great for your pocketbook. Here are some ways you can save energy and save money at the same time. Make the Switch to CFL Light Bulbs Consumers can cut costs quickly by switching from incandescent...
  • Energy Efficient Ceiling Fans

    What To Look for in an Energy Efficient Fan Adding an energy efficient ceiling fan to your home is a great way to keep cool and save money at the same time. There are two types of energy saving fans to look at; ENERGY STAR rated fans and energy efficient ceiling fans. ENERGY STAR is a program run...
  • Using a Dimmer with Fluorescent Lights

    Dimming Fluorescent and CFL Lights It is possible to dim both fluorescent and CFL bulb systems, but each requires a different approach and special hardware. Jeff Emmerson of our LAMPS PLUS Professionals trade pricing program says that, "It is much less expensive and more convenient to dim fluorescent...
  • Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting

    Go Green in Your Great Outdoors Being green and energy efficient are some of the hottest buzzwords around...and the smartest! Installing energy efficient outdoor lighitng saves energy, which means you'll be saving loads of green cash over time. And you won't have to sacrifice style. Energy...
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