Re: How does your community handle outdoor lighting?
From: Sharon Villines (
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 2019 08:32:03 -0700 (PDT)
> On Jun 7, 2019, at 11:04 AM, David Bygott via Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] 
>> wrote:
>  We chose a system of low-voltage (12V DC) path lights with metal fixtures, 
> stems about 18” high and broad shades 8” wide to direct the light downwards 
> and outwards rather than upward, LED bulbs for economy and durability, units 
> spaced about 7-8 yards apart. We determined the spacing by experiment - 
> putting some of the lamps on moveable stands and moving them around till we 
> got it right. The connecting cables are buried only 6” deep and fed by a 
> transformer fitted with a photocell for timing. 

I was going to suggest the same thing but using solar path lights. Was that not 
an option?

Sharon Villines
Takoma Village Cohousing, Washington DC

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