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Mixed interior room lighting

Home lighting design that can illuminate hazards at night and allow you to identify visitors, yet not create light pollution for yourself and neighbours. A light well can bring natural light into a space from several stories above. Different colours of light All sources of light have different colours (light temperat...

Frost in Attics: What causes Attic Ice? How to Fix it?
Roof assemblies - renovation

Why is there frost in my attic? Is ice in roofs a problem & How do I stop it?

...lights on below, anywhere that light comes through, air will be coming through as well. Seal those holes any way you can - tape, caulking, spray foam, acoustic sealant, etc, but do bear in mind that you really must prevent excessive heat build up in light fittings, junction boxes etc. Also worth noting, we wouldn't eve...

Skylights can be problematic in a high performance home
Windows and doors

Are skylights an asset or a liability?

...Light well with a reflective tube may be a better option than a skylight © Skylights Plus Instead of a skylight, consider a light well There is an alternative to skylights that you may be interested in exploring - light wells . A light well is a sealed tube that can bring natural light far into homes without bein...

Solar Air Heating Panels for Homes - How to Build DIY
Solar thermal collectors

All about solar air heaters - DIY or purchased heating on a budget! DIY solar air heater videos are a big hit on YouTube, with a couple of main staple ideas - recycled pop can solar collectors, downspout solar collectors, screen or sheet metal solar collectors. If you don't have it in you to make one yourself, solar air heaters for sale are also available o...