How to Install Low Voltage Landscape Lighting One of the most important aspects of installing low voltage landscape lighting is subtlety. We strive to make our projects look as neat and tasteful in the daytime as they are stunning in the nighttime. When installing fixtures to illuminate a garden, great care must be taken to […]
How to Install Low Voltage Landscape Lighting: Deck Lights This post will guide you step by step how to tastefully and securely install a deck light. In this demonstration we used a Kichler LED Half Moon Deck Light. (Product #15764 AZT), but this process can be adapted to other mountable fixtures. The site is a […]
Landscape Lighting Design – Social Spaces Whether it be the deck, patio or the pool; we all have a favorite hangout spot in our yard. Nothing enhances the aesthetic value of this space more than proper landscape lighting. It is no coincidence we all congregate around the bonfire or area lit by tiki torches once […]
Voltage Drop Equation For Landscape Lighting Use this voltage drop equation to figure out how many volts your wire will lose over a distance: Total watts on low voltage wire * length of wire run in feet / wire size constant listed in chart below = VOLTAGE DROP WATTS * WIRE RUN LENGTH / CONSTANT […]
Voltage Drop – How to install landscape lighting Voltage drop is the decrease in electrical current experienced as electricity travels through a wire. This is most commonly seen as dim light output from your landscape lights. Voltage drop is especially noticeable when many lights are wired in series. You will be able to see the […]
This post will familiarize you the basic landscape lighting elements that make up a low voltage outdoor lighting system. 1) Low Voltage Transformer A power box that plugs into any standard electrical outlet inside or outside. The transformer takes the hazardous 120 volt power from your home and steps the voltage level down 10 times […]
Powerful Stainless Steel Transformers – Available in a variety of wattages featuring a Lifetime Warranty. Indoor & outdoor rated. Mount in the garage, basement or anywhere outside.