Dec 5, 2012 Lighting Design & Controls
If you have nice patio in your home property, you can make it better, much warmer and more conducive to evening activities such as parties and intimate get together by installing and maintaining solar patio lights. The great features of your patio can be further enhanced and beatified with the use of such solar outdoor lights.
Such dependable decorative lighting gadgets are these solar patio lights. They come in a variety of sizes and colors. What is more enticing to use these outdoor solar lighting is that there is no expense that you need to pay when it comes to running them. This is because being solar gadgets they get the energy and power needed for them to light up from the rays of the sun. This means no utility or electric bills that one needs to worry about, even if the solar patio lights continue to work and provide useful illumination.
These outdoor solar lights are very versatile because as soon as you install them, it starts to run. There is not need for special installation implements and no electrical cords to worry about. Of course you have to make sure that they are fully exposed to the rays of the sun in order to gather the maximum amount of solar energy. Indeed, you do not have to deal with long cords when assembling these lighting gadgets. Installation can be accomplished within minutes.
Solar patio lights actually are capable of providing soft or strong lights, thereby creating beauty according to the home owner’s preference. Such patio lights are special if only because the bulb that is used is known more popularly as the Light Emitting Diode or LED. These bulbs can give of really soft hue. And also, they can provide brighter illumination.
Indeed, many home owners are now using solar patio lights or any other gadgets for that matter. The sheer ease and convenience of maintaining such sun-powered gadgets makes them very attractive for home owners to purchase. These outdoor solar lights are great in lending added beauty to the patios that your, your friends and perhaps relatives can take advantage of.
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Post written by: The New Light
Nov 7, 2012 Lighting Design & Controls
Solar spot lights, just like the other popular outdoor solar lighting, rely on the energy coming from our sun to offer sufficient lighting during the night time. And because the gadget runs on solar power, home owners need not connect into the electric grid to operate. This is great news, since dependence on the solar energy would only mean these solar spot lights will still work despite any possible incidents of brownout.
This type of outdoor solar lights is available as a single lighting unit or as a set of lights. Usually a pair of these lights comes with a corresponding solar panel which can be placed either near or far away from the lights. It is recommended that the solar panels of the lights are placed a few feet away from them.
The distance between the panels and these outdoor solar lights themselves actually allow for the former to optimally accept the energy from the rays of the sun, whether or not the lighting devices are exposed to the sun rays themselves. And while the solar panels of the spot lights are not built in, this means there are models that have more than average sizes. This allows for the solar spot lights to have more stored power which means longer lighting time.
More capacity to generate and store power also allow for multiple LED units to light up. It is ideal that 5 to up to 10 Light emitting diodes should be in solar spot lights in order to provide really powerful and bright illumination. The strong and focused light is the reason why it is called a spot light in the first place. If a light only has one or two LED, then this has less illumination, much like an accent lighting gadget.
Solar spot lights are best utilized to provide bright lighting on most part of your garden during the evening. You can train the light on a particular décor or tree to draw attention to it. Such lights are also ideal for making your garden and walkway visible and safe for your night visitors to walk through.
For more outdoor lighting gadgets such as floating solar lights, as well as sun-powered gizmos, do visit our Solar Lights and Gizmos blog.
Original post created by: The New Light
Nov 3, 2012 Lighting Design & Controls
lights are making a major difference in everything that’s about lighting. From Christmas lights, traffic lights to head lamps and flash lights, those made with light emitting diodes are the ones most popular. What’s more, because it is solar, there’s nothing to plug. Just expose the gadget to the rays of the sun. Indeed, LED and solar power are the team to beat when it comes to coming up with environmentally friendly lighting. One of the popular uses solar led lights is lighting up the exterior of our homes. All LED lights have to do is gather the solar energy all day and have them stored in their solar batteries. Fully charged ones can actually power up the lighting for a maximum of 10 hours. To really optimize the charging capacity of the batteries, just make sure that the solar led lights are totally exposed to the rays of the sun at the longest time. And so it is very practical to buy these types of outdoor solar lighting as their exposure outside your homes, getting all drenched by the sunshine, is what exactly makes them work. Solar Led lights are likewise in the form of lighting for the yard, albeit a good number of lights are necessary to really brighten up the area. And what would the Christmas tree be without those tiny twinkling multi-color lights to cheer up the season. Much of the Solar Christmas lights nowadays are made from light emitting diodes. And so, indeed, the solar Led technology is here to stay, trying to provide bright illumination, adding exciting to our homes and their exteriors – all without the use of conventional power but instead tap the free and clean energy from the sun. For more articles on solar led lights and other outdoor solar lights and gizmos, do visit our Solar Lights and Gizmos blog.
Post written by: The New Light
Oct 30, 2012 Lighting Design & Controls
You might belong to those home owners who are having second thoughts on purchasing his own solar garden lights (or any other type of solar lighting or gadgets for that matter) if only because you have doubts about the efficiency of these gadgets. People somehow doubt whether or not these sun-powered gadget would really deliver what the manufacturers advertise they can do.
If many of the home owners who have already bought and installed their solar garden lights on their yards are really happy about the quality of the product that they get. Most outdoor lights nowadays are really efficient and reliable regardless of the kind of brand – this is because manufacturers are in fierce competition with one another and so they want to capture a good share of the market by selling excellent quality solar products.
What makes this type of outdoor solar lighting click? Here are some of the reasons why garden solar lights are better than the conventional outdoor lights.
Solar lights are made up of solar cells, without which the lights will not be able to work as no solar energy is harnessed. And so PV or photovoltaic cells are the special components not found in ordinary lights; they make the collection of energy from the sun and its conversion to solar power possible.
Solar garden lights are built with light emitting diode lights or LED lights. They are made of advanced materials making them several levels higher than the ordinary lights in terms of quality in providing illumination to your garden and home exteriors.
What makes garden solar lights a hit among home owners is that they are known to run efficiently for many hours in a day without any need for any battery changes. Of course being sun power-run, you never need electricity for these sun-powered gadgets. Normally, these lights that are fully exposed to the rays of the sun will be able to gather energy and transform it to power, enough for the lights to illuminate for 8 to a maximum of 10 hours non-stop.
Overall, the benefits that we can take advantage of solar garden lights are significant, although there is one drawback. In terms of illumination, these lights are not as bright as the usual lighting. Hence, many home owners really buy solar lighting as mainly accents to beautify their homes.
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