All about task lighting

Task Lighting is an important lighting element in any home or office setting. For one, it covers illuminating needs for areas that are otherwise not covered by ambient lighting. At the same time, it also offers a design feature that can accentuate a certain area in a home. explains how task lighting works, its different types, and enumerated examples of task lighting that are usually used in residential and commercial structures. Electrician     

“Task lights and task lamps are lighting products designed precisely for that purpose; they are often portable fixtures with a cord and plug, or under-cabinet lights. Types of task lights include, but are not limited to, desk lamps, swing arm desk lamps, overhead spots, wall-mounted reading lights, under-cabinet lighting, table lamps, and even book lights.”

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Task lighting defined

The American Lighting Association has an article on the three basic types of lighting, one of which is task lighting. Build Safe  

“Task lighting helps you perform specific tasks, such as reading, grooming, preparing and cooking food, doing homework, working on hobbies, playing games and balancing your checkbook. It can be provided by recessed and track lighting, pendant lighting and under-cabinet lighting, as well as by portable floor and desk lamps.”

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Home and Garden Television also featured various types of home lighting. It shared as well photos of rooms illuminated using task lighting.

“Targeted to a particular area of a room, task lighting is intended to illuminate a specific function. Areas of a home that require task lighting include kitchen counters where food will be prepared; living room seating areas where reading will take place; and home office desk surfaces where paperwork will be done. In a kitchen, under-cabinet lighting provides task lighting for a countertop; in a living room, a table lamp is often used for task lighting to accommodate reading.”

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Task lighting is indeed an essential lighting solution to any home.

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