Tag Archives: Lighting Tips

Designer’s Desk: How to Enhance Wellness Through Better Lighting

6 Tips for Optimizing Your Lighting and Your Life We all depend on artificial light to help us perform basic tasks every day. But did you know that lighting has an enormous impact on your health? The amount of light and the type of light you are exposed to causes physiological changes in your body that affect your mental and physical wellbeing. While we cannot always control how much light we are exposed to throughout the day, we do have the ability to control the type of lighting we expose ourselves to in our homes. Natural Light The best type… Read More >

Healthy-Home Secrets from BOWA’s Building Scientist – Webinar Recording

BOWA’s experts, Lisa Magee and Doug Horgan, discuss tips for improving the health and happiness of your home. This session provides an introduction to air quality, the impact of light and the orientation of surroundings, and they share how these things can be modified to create a healthy home and improve your happiness. There are plenty of helpful Q&As at the end, and you’re sure to walk away with some helpful information. Doug even shares his recommendation for brands of LED bulbs and his favorite in-home air quality monitor. If you have additional questions on the subject or there is… Read More >

Condo Remodeling Lighting Tips – Want More Light in Your Life?

Many of our condo clients, especially those transitioning from single-family living, have concerns about their units not having enough light. The challenge is, there is often only one exterior wall with access to natural light and limited hours per day when the sun’s shining in. As such, we’re frequently asked for help in making the space feel bright and welcoming. Here are a few condo remodeling lighting tips we’ve gathered over the years. Add Recessed Lighting:  Particularly in a condo, adding recessed lighting can make a huge difference in the overall feel of the space. Unfortunately, installation requirements of the… Read More >