1. Improve Your Backyard with New Outdoor Lighting

    Your backyard is an extension of your home, and you want it to be just as comfortable as your living room or family room. You spent hours picking out furniture, decor, and other items for your yard, so why not take as much time choosing the perfect outdoor lighting? The right lighting can make your outdoor seating area warm and inviting, and you’ll love hanging out with your family or entertaini…Read More

  2. Your Contemporary Lighting Options Await

    The lighting in each room of your home is what makes each space what it is, and if it’s too dim, too bright, or the fixtures are outdated, the room can feel uncomfortable and uninviting. The room also won’t be as functional as it could be, and you may not use it as much as you’d like. This is true of the kitchen, the living room, the bathroom, and every other room in the house. At Passion Li…Read More

  3. LED Lighting Product Overview (103)

    LED Lighting options are wider and more robust than at any time before. The choices are mind numbing, the technical knowledge required is higher than ever, and the opportunity to make mistakes (including expensive mistakes) is higher than ever. So read on to get an overview on LED lighting aspects as of July, 2015. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discussed in this overview are also a…Read More

  4. Lutron RadioRa Overview (301)

    Lutron RadioRa is Lutron's partial or whole home solution for lighting controls. This system is versatile, expandable, operates from a multitude of controls including IPhone and IPad. It can be retrofitted into an existing residence, giving it the widest potential of applications. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discussed in this overview are also available and/or will be available i…Read More

  5. Lighting Terminology & Definitions (101)

    There are various terms used in the lighting industry, some cause confusion, some help clarify. Below are some of the more common terms with simple, layman definitions provided below. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discussed in this overview are also available and/or will be available in the future. If you have any comments or questions, you can email them to lightinggourmet@passion…Read More

  6. Landscape Lighting Overview (801)

    Landscape lighting can be broken into two major categories including line voltage (120V) lighting and low voltage lighting. The bulk of this summary will focus on low voltage lighting, a far superior lighting option over line voltage. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discussed in this overview are also available and/or will be available in the future. If you have any comments or quest…Read More

  7. LED Facts and Fiction (102)

    There are many pieces of information available concerning LED lighting. And this information is all over the place, some correct and some blatantly wrong. The following outlines some basic LED information and tries to clarify some basics. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discussed in this overview are also available and/or will be available in the future. If you have any comments or q…Read More

  8. Recessed Overview (201)

    Recessed lighting (also called "cans", "pots" and many other references). There are more options today than ever existed previously in the history of lighting. Recessed are an exceptional lighting source, when used correctly. Those that say they do not like Recessed, have not seen good Recessed. Lighting Gourmet content on Recessed is driven around Juno, Aculux and WAC. These are some the most pro…Read More

  9. Specialty Fans Overview (501)

    Within the world of fans, there is a sub-group that I term Specialty Fans. These fans can be used to pen up a world of additional solutions and possibilities for a wide variety of residential and light commercial spaces. The following outlines reasons to consider specialty fans and then examples of the some of the best choices from this category. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discu…Read More

  10. WAC LED Tape Lighting Product Overview (401)

    LED Lighting options are wider and more robust than at any time before. The choices are mind numbing, the technical knowledge required is higher than ever, and the opportunity to make mistakes (including expensive mistakes) is higher than ever. So read on to get an overview on LED lighting aspects as of July, 2015. More in-depth articles on a variety of topics discussed in this overview are also a…Read More