LED Lighting to Shine Brighter in Kitchen and Bath

LED Lighting to Shine Brighter in Kitchen and Bath


LED lighting is at the top of the list when it comes to growing demand in the kitchen and bathroom.

A recent survey by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) shows a whopping 90 percent of architects say LED lighting is gaining ground as a kitchen fixture. Eighty-four percent say its demand is growing in the bathroom. Both of these findings are up from last year.

“Many of the new kitchen features that were really growing in popularity a few years ago have leveled off, such as larger pantry space and double islands,” says AIA chief economist, Kermit Baker, PhD in a press release. “Popularity in LED lighting and upper-end appliances continues to grow at a strong rate.”

It’s also worth noting another report shows one of the top home technologies Millennials are demanding is energy efficiencies such as LEDs.

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Builders take note, LED lighting isn’t just being demanded by your buyers, AIA proclaims its a key component in highlighting features such as cabinets, countertops and appliances.

Use it in your showrooms and design centers, and you might just bask in the glow of this growing technology.

The AIA survey questioned 500 architecture firms that concentrate on the residential sector.

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About The Author

Andrea Medeiros is editor-in-chief, multimedia director and content developer at TecHome Builder. She is a former TV news reporter turned home technology guru and is using her broadcast journalism skills to help our team deliver complicated, tech-focused content in a conversational way. She has a decade of experience in the editorial realm—interviewing, writing and editing stories as well as shooting, editing and producing video content. She is most interested in covering interoperability among smart devices.

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