This article identifies the reasons for switching to Low Voltage Landscape Lighting: Lower energy cost, better security, more safety and a profoundly better aesthetic experience.
The height of CAST Lighting Directional and Area/Path Lights can be modified using Replacement Stems, Fixed Risers, and Telescopic Risers. This article details all the options.
This article presents results of a study comparing two types of Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Transformers.
Green Energy, as it relates to lighting, refers to energy conservation and lighting that minimizes light pollution and light trespass. CAST Lighting goes beyond what many manufacturers accomplish in the realm of environmental responsibility.
This article discusses the features and functions of low voltage landscape lighting transformers.
This article gives formulas and instructions for changing the color of CAST fixtures.
This article explains the Tungsten/Halogen Cycle and how it relates to the performance of halogen lamps.
This article explains why CAST selected solid sand-cast bronze for it's line of rugged and reliable lighting fixtures.
This article clarifies the benefits of CAST No-Ox Marine-Grade Tin-Coated Wire including an in-depth discussion of corrosion, conductivity and solderability.
This article is a case study demonstrating how visibility is improved at a high-end restaurant using landscape lighting.
This article address the film concept, "The Suspension of Disbelief" as it applies to landscape lighting design.
Homeowners may want to design their own landscape lighting. This article explores the topic.
This article describes the applications and effects of CAST MR-11 and MR-16 Lenses and Louvers.
Lighting is science with many technical terms to describe how light behaves and how it is perceived. This article defines several common terms useful to the landscape lighting designer.
This article gives an introduction to the illumination of garden beds.
The article explores the use of landscape lighting in hardscape applications.
This article explores techniques and strategies to create highly effective moonlighting.
This article discusses design and installation techniques for seaside landscape lighting projects.
This article identifies and discusses the foundational principles of good landscape lighting design.
Quality landscape lighting design requires attention to 20 essential factors. These are included in categories of Human Needs, Economics and Environment, Architecture, and Plant Materials.
Sea Turtle Protection - an essential consideration for landscape lighting designers in marine turtle habitats. This article presents the Model Lighting Ordinance for Marine Turtle Protection and the Florida Wildlife Lighting Criteria.
This article discusses finding a balance between lighting home and landscape in the context of lighting design goals and principles.
Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Calculator for LED and incandescent lights using Daisy Chain, T-Method, or Spider Splice wiring methods.
The article identifies simple ways to reduce and optimize energy consumption in low voltage landscape lighting systems.
This article presents current NEC requirements for low voltage landscape lighting wire burial.
This article discusses the basic elements of the CAST System of Installation and explores the question of whether or not homeowners can do it themselves.
This article presents a number of useful tips for landscape lighting installers.
Developed over the past 12 years and successfully used by thousands of installers, the CAST System of Installation has many distinctive features.
This article provides step-by-step instructions on the CAST Lighting Soldering Method for secure Spider Splice connections.
This article explores what homeowners need to know about maintaining their CAST Lighting System.
This article addresses how very low temperatures affect the performance of a low voltage landscape lighting system.
Premature lamp burnout is a common complaint with landscape lighting systems. This article identifies possible causes and how to prevent them.
This article covers camera settings, site preparation, the shoot, darkening the sky and an introduction to photoshop.
This short article gives tips on how to take and display day/night landscape lighting photos.