Tour of the Lightolier Manufacturing Plant

Project: Accessible Home, Episode 8, Part 2



After installing a recessed lighting fixture in the Roxbury accessible home, Bob takes a tour of the Lightolier plant in Fall River, MA, where the fixtures are made. Back on site, a tankless water heater is installed. The heater, which is about the size of a suitcase, promises to save the homeowner hundreds in heating bills.
Part 1: Installing Recessed Lighting
Part 2: Tour of the Lightolier Manufacturing Plant
Bob visits the ultra-modern Lightolier manufacturing plant, where lighting products-- from recessed residential to heavy industrial-- are made. The director of design, Bob Wetkin, guides Bob's tour.
Part 3: Installing a Tankless Hot Water Heater
This project follows an urban renewal story, involving grass-roots activism and affordable housing. Bob Vila reports on nine newly built three-bedroom homes, including one with accessibility for people with disabilities.

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