Other stories by Sharon O'Malley

  • The Wharton Collection by Kichler

    Inspired by Edith Wharton's principles of tasteful design, the Wharton collection combines contemporary and traditional styles. The line includes a five- and a nine-light chandelier, as well as a three-light foyer chandelier. The fixtures come in brushed nickel with satin-etched cased opal glass...

  • The Milkman Collection by Hi-Lite

    This fixture from the Milkman collection is available in several energy-efficient options, including CFL, metal halide, or high pressure sodium lamping, as well as standard incandescent. The company offers a dimming ballast for the CFL fixture. This model is available in more than 50 finishes...

  • Everlume Line by Progress Lighting

    The company incorporates LEDs rather than light bulbs into six families of LED fixtures, including mini pendants, cove lighting, step lighting, and recessed fixtures. The manufacturer's Everlume line (pictured) uses a high-output, warm white LED source, which can be dimmed with standard...

  • Edison-Based LED Lamps by Lighting Science Group

    The company's Edison-based LED lamps fit into traditional recessed cans and other sockets, and come in cool white as well as warm white and in narrow- and wide-beam distributions. Aluminum fins, die-cast in a patented design, dissipate heat from the rear of the bulbs. The company says the lamps are...

  • LivingColors by Philips

    The company's LivingColors lamp contains four LEDs: two red, one blue, and one green. Consumers can use a remote control to increase, reduce, brighten, or dim each color to create nearly unlimited color combinations, the manufacturer claims. The lamp, designed for interior use only, comes encased...

  • Reveal Halogen Lamps by GE

    Reveal halogen lamps produce pure, true light to make colors in the home more vibrant. This company added neodymium, a natural element that filters out the dull yellow cast by other bulbs. Reveal halogen bulbs are up to 10 percent brighter and last up to three times longer than standard...

  • Facets Lighting Collection by Luraline

    The Facets collection combines classic industrial design with retro flair. Available in ceiling, pendant (pictured), and wall-mount designs, these fixtures feature three configurations for CFLs, metal halides, and standard incandescent bulbs. The cylindrical bullet diffuser is offered in clear or...

  • Tahoe Lighting Collection by Thomas Lighting

    The Tahoe collection includes several fixtures, including three chandelier options. Available with three, five (pictured), or nine lights, these chandeliers come in brushed nickel (pictured) or burnished or painted bronze. All of the chandeliers feature alabaster-style glass. Homeowners can choose...

  • Dulux EL CFL Lamps by Sylvania

    The Dulux EL CFL lamps come in a variety of wattages and types, from general purpose and directional to décor and specialty. This line of lamps includes the Micro Mini, the smallest CFL available, the company claims. The 13-watt version is approximately one-third smaller than the average mini-twist...

  • Recessed Downlighting Line by Cooper Lighting

    Bulbs in the Halo compact fluorescent recessed downlighting line are dimmable. The downlights are Energy Star-qualified and feature energy-efficient electronic ballasts and dimming from 15 percent to 100 percent, according to the manufacturer. Available for both the 5-inch and 6-inch aperture lines...