In this day and age, people has become more aware of the aesthetics of things and has become particular to things like design, style, functionality, practicality and theme. These modern ideals has branched out many concepts and many practical devices and appliances today, including even the taste on modern industrial lighting.
The presence of the standard factors in proper lighting ergonomics has also added to the people’s awareness to the importance or proper lighting in homes and commercial work areas. This means that people now consider the size of the area, the height of the ceilings or wall and the amount of light required for a particular room or area.
Due to this, people now have become more aware and picky on the type of industrial lighting they want to install on their homes. This has started a domino effect that has affected the manufacturers as well. In fact, to keep up with the demands of the public, light fixture manufacturers have also began to widen their designs and styles. There are now many types of industrial ceiling light designs and industrial hanging lights. There are now also different industrial chandelier lighting styles and light fixtures that can be mounted or those that are fashioned as lamp shade in style. Some are even made to be mounted on walls as main light or as accent for a painting or any other wall decoration.
One example of these modern light fixtures is the Ecopower Industrial Edison Antique Glass 2-Light Wall Sconces Simplicity.
The Ecopower Industrial Edison Antique Glass 2-Light Wall Sconces Simplicity is a wall sconce that is rustic industrial lighting in style with an antique air to it and is quite popular for its twin glass canopy or 2 glass wall sconces. The light fixture is 18.1 x 11.8 x 11.8 inches in dimension and is around 5.5 lbs. or 2.5 kilograms in weight.
The glass canopies are clear and transparent which help maximize the spread of light which is brighter compared to tinted metal canopies that limit the spread of light. The light fixture is also UL Listed which means that it has passed the standards and requirements given by organization, UL. This listing signifies that the Ecopower Industrial Edison Antique Glass 2-Light Wall Sconces Simplicity is safe for use in public and by people.
The finish and main body is metal, specifically polished brass, which makes it sturdy and durable. The light fixture supports two 60 watt incandescent light bulbs but it can also be paired with LED light bulbs that are compatible with the fixture.
Pros and Cons
The Ecopower Industrial Edison Antique Glass 2-Light Wall Sconces Simplicity is safe to use because of its UL Listed certification. Since it is an ecopower type of light fixture, you will get less electricity consumption compared to other non-ecopower light fixtures sold today. This is great for those who use lighting extensively and for those who are keen to keeping their electricity consumption to a minimum when turning the lights on.
Also, the light fixture is sconce style which makes it mountable directly to the wall. It can be mounted towards the bottom or, for those who require high lighting, towards the ceiling part of the wall. It can also be used as lighting for paintings in galleries. It can also be used as wall industrial lamp shade for those who want to conserve space on tables or prefer overhead lamp shades which is not possible for standees and table lamps. For those who want to stretch the use of the product, it can be used outdoors but extra protection must be applied such as a protective metal cage to avoid damage, especially against harsh weather conditions.
Now, the glass has 2 glass canopies which makes it able to support two 60 watt incandescent light bulbs. However, when you buy the item, it is not sold with the light bulbs and you might have to buy the bulbs separately. The light fixture costs around $74.99 plus free shipping and each light bulb costs around $5 to $10. Buying both bulbs plus the light fixture will cost you around $85 to $90.
The light fixture is powered through an electric cord so it must be placed near a power source or an extension wire will have to be used if your desired location of installation is far from the power source.
The Ecopower Industrial Edison Antique Glass 2-Light Wall Sconces Simplicity is ideal for those who want optimum lighting but wants to conserve space as well is those who prefer wall lights and sconces over hanging or chandelier type light fixtures. The light fixture is also not applicable for mounting directly to the ceiling because of its design as well as for use in work spaces that require overhead lights.
However, the Ecopower Industrial Edison Antique Glass 2-Light Wall Sconces Simplicity is ideal for use in hallways and decorative light accents to paintings in galleries and other areas. The glass canopy greatly helps in promoting the spread of light which will not be as bright if tinted or metal canopies are used.
Due to its glass canopies, it is seldom applicable for use outdoors without an extra layer of protection. Also, when you buy the item you will have to buy the bulbs separately since they are not sold along with the light fixture.
The light fixture is also UL Listed which makes it safe to use in both residential and commercial spaces. It also promotes ecopower which means that it consumes less electricity as compared to other standard double light fixtures sold in the market today.
If you wish to purchase the item, ,you have to make sure first that you have considered all the pros it can offer as well as all the cons and disadvantages you can get from it. Considering these factors carefully will help make sure that you choose the best lighting fixture for your home or commercial space. It is also recommended to base these considerations on the ergonomics for proper lighting.