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  • Decorating With Solar-Powered Holiday Lights

    Tired of unraveling extension cords and wondering what your electric bill is going to be at the end of December? Look no further; VOLT® offers solar-powered holiday lights!

  • Landscape Lighting for the Holidays

    Decorate your home for the holidays this year with color-coordinated, low-voltage landscape lighting. Colored lenses are simple to install, affordable, and reusable. 

  • How Landscape Lighting Affects Lawn Care

    Installing a basic landscape lighting system is an easy DIY project that, if done correctly, poses very little risk of lawn damage. Of course, you can also hire a pro to do it for you.

  • A DIYer's Dream - The Top Dog Spotlight

    Learn about the Top Dog Spotlight. This solid brass uplight features a convex lens, toothed knuckle and adjustable glare guard.

  • 5 Beautiful, Simple Landscape Lighting Techniques for Your Home

    Learn about these five landscape lighting techniques that add beauty and allure to your home's exterior at night.

  • How to Select Spotlights for a Landscape Lighting Project

    Spotlights are used to put emphasis on specific architectural or landscape features. Unlike floodlights that shed light across a wide area, spotlights have narrower beams so they can focus on one thing at a time.

  • How to Choose Floodlights for Your Landscape Lighting Project

    Just as a flood describes water overflowing its boundaries, a flood light is defined as a luminaire that spreads light beyond the boundaries of other (more focused) lights. A flood of water is usually a problem, but a flood of light can be either good or bad.

  • How to Select Path & Area Lights

    Learn how to select the ideal path or area landscape light from VOLT's wide selection of sizes and styles in brass, copper and aluminum.

  • Lumens to Watts Conversion: Choose the Right LED Replacement Bulb

    The old days of selecting light bulbs by watts are over. Use our lumens-to-watts conversion chart to choose the right LED bulb for your application.

  • Landscape Lighting Design Overview

    Plants and trees often take center stage in landscaping, but smart exterior lighting plays an equally important role. In addition to the obvious aesthetic benefits, landscape lighting design also improves the functionality, safety and security of outdoor spaces around your home.

  • Home Security Lighting to Make Your Home Less Attractive to Burglars

    A home burglary occurs every 13 seconds in the United States. Let's examine how landscape lighting can make your home less attractive to burglars who operate under the cover of darkness.

  • LED Energy Savings Calculators

    These LED energy savings calculators help you to make smart decisions. The first calculator simply estimates the cost of any lighting system (regardless of lamp type). The second calculator allows you to compare the costs of an older system with a newer LED system. The third calculator gives you an estimate on the payback time when you invest in an LED system.

  • Everything to Know About Landscape Lighting Bulbs

    In this article, we cover the types of landscape lighting bulbs, also known as lamps. Topics include: LED vs. Halogen, Brightness, Wattage to Lumen Equivalents, Beam Angle, Color Temperature, and LED Lamp Life (L70).

  • Low Voltage Landscape Lighting vs Line Voltage

    Learn the difference between low voltage (12V) vs. line voltage (120V) and how they are each used in landscape lighting projects.

  • How to Wire a Low Voltage Landscape Lighting Transformer

    In this article, we provide a "Quick Start" set of instructions to connect your transformer to your outdoor landscape lighting system. Topics include requirements, connecting lighting runs to the transformer, and transformer troubleshooting.

  • How to Create a Landscape Lighting Installation Plan

    Installing a low voltage landscape lighting system is fairly straightforward, if you start with a plan. Learn the key steps you can follow to ensure a flawless project. 

  • Creating a Landscape Lighting Plan in 5 Steps

    In this article we describe how to plan your landscape lighting project. From creating a drawing of the property through purchasing your supplies; we walk you through the planning process.

  • How To Light Up A Flagpole

    Are you among the many who enjoy displaying the American flag and celebrating patriotic holidays? Or are you a professional designer with patriotic clients? If so, don't neglect to light up the flag; it's always a bold and powerful statement in a nighttime landscape.

  • The Family Holiday Space: A Backyard Landscape Lighting Project

    You may love all the glitzy decorations that arise around every holiday, but to truly capture the holiday spirit and share it with your family, consider making a very personal and sacred family holiday space.