4 Reasons To Choose Sustainable Streetlights

4 Reasons To Choose Sustainable Streetlights

Streetlights are wonderful features to see in apartment complexes, residential neighborhoods, shopping districts, and other large open areas with a lot of foot traffic. Streetlights help reduce accidents and promote safer, more comfortable environments. On top of installing these fixtures for safety purposes, you may elect for a greener option. Here are four good reasons to choose sustainable streetlights for your open areas.

1. Long-Lasting

Many sustainable streetlights utilize LED bulbs, which already have an impressively long life span. You can generally expect to get multiple years out of a sustainable streetlight before you ever need to concern yourself with swapping out the battery pack or replacing the light bulb.

2. Easy To Install

One of the most significant advantages of all-in-one LED solar streetlights is that they contain everything you need. The main fixture has a bulb, solar panel, and inverter to keep it all running. You also get a battery pack that connects to the base of your pole during installation. Connecting the light to the top of the pole and ensuring that it hooks up to the battery before erecting it makes installing one of these streetlights an easy and straightforward process.

3. Environmentally Friendly

Solar energy is great for the environment because it doesn’t need to draw power from the main grid. The solar panel on your fixture gathers sunlight during the day and stores it in the battery to keep it running throughout the night. One of the best reasons to choose sustainable streetlights is that you can greatly reduce your carbon footprint by relying on the sun rather than the power grid to keep your lights running.

4. Low Maintenance

Compared to halogen or incandescent lamps, LED bulbs last a long time, meaning there’s typically very little maintenance work to take care of. If you do notice any issues with your solar lamps, the common solutions are to test the battery or clean off the top of the solar panel. The minimal labor requirements compared to other lights make sustainable streetlights easy to keep running without paying for replacement parts or labor.

If you need parts or assistance with exterior lighting options, Induction Lighting Fixtures is here for you. We have a wide range of post-top and wall-pack lighting fixtures for any commercial or industrial environment. For more information on figuring out which sustainable solar light is right for you, please contact us anytime, and we’d be happy to assist you.

Jul 10th 2023 Ralph McGinnis

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