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How Light Works: The Science of Light and Optics

What is light? Light could be a number of different things, depending on the circumstances. It could be the glow from a light bulb in your bedroom or the warm shining rays that beat down from the sun. Light can be natural or manmade, but no matter how it is created, we utilize light every single day. Throughout the past century, there have been a number of scientific developments revolving around light.

Learn How to Keep Cool This Summer with Fans

Many people look forward to summer as it brings warmer temperatures, outdoor activities, and a more relaxed atmosphere. Hot summer temperatures can also bring about a sharp increase in energy bills as air conditioning is turned up high to counter the heat and humidity of the season. Luckily, there are ways to keep your home cool without running up a massive energy bill by constantly running an air conditioner. Even if you choose to use an air conditioner periodically, there are steps that can be taken to save energy and in turn save money.

What Size Ceiling Fan Do I Need?

Small ceiling fans for small rooms and large ceiling fans for large rooms, or so they say. While this may sound like an ancient proverb, choosing the right size ceiling fan ensures maximum performance, style, and above all – comfort. Here’s how you can select the correct ceiling fan size for any room in your home.

Fanimation’s fanSync is the future of ceiling fan control. This innovative product puts the power of your ceiling fan at your fingertips and gives you the freedom to turn your ceiling fan on or off, increase or decrease the speed, and manage the lights without being tied to a remote control. Learn how to install your fanSync device and revolutionize the way you control your home’s ceiling fans.

Let There Be Light: Salty Kids Child Care Facility

At Del Mar Fans & Lighting, we are always seeking new ways to engage with and give back to our local community. Whether it's installing new Hunter ceiling fans at the Grace Academy to raise awareness about National Ceiling Fan Day or holding a light bulb drive to tout the benefits of switching to LED lighting, we've been so fortunate to participate in some great community projects this year.

A chandelier adds ambiance, style and of course, general lighting to a room, but selecting the right chandelier can be tricky. A small chandelier can easily get lost in a large space and fail to deliver a strong design element, while a large chandelier can overwhelm a small space. The right chandelier is proportional to the height and width of the room. 

The Perfect Recipe for Kitchen Lighting

Recessed or Can lights are a popular lighting option for kitchens. Their ability to install within a ceiling allows for a smooth, seamless look that is appealing to many homeowners. Their inconspicuous design makes them easy to decorate around without being distracting or detracting from other design elements.

Holiday Inspired Table Lamp: The Big Reveal

As you know, three weeks ago we asked five talented design bloggers to take an ordinary table lamp and use it to transform an entryway into a winter wonderland walkway in our Holiday Inspired Table Lamp Challenge. This week we are bringing you the highly anticipated results of the challenge.

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