Solar Lighting Bollards – Your Common Questions Answered

Solar Lighting Bollards – Your Common Questions Answered What are solar lighting bollards Solar lighting bollards lights are shorter light poles (approx. one-meter high) that have solar lights on them and are very popular for lighting pathways.  Being stand-alone (not connected to the electricity network), significant savings in installation costs can be created. They use solar panels and batteries to … Read More

Solar Street Lights – Your Common Questions Answered

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What are solar street lights? Solar street lights are stand- alone street lights (not connected to the electricity network), that use solar panels and batteries to run. The term ‘solar street light’ may also encompass overhead solar lighting for pathways, bike-ways and car parks. How common are solar street lights? They are coming quite common and the uptake is growing … Read More

Warranty vs performance guarantee – BIG DIFFERENCE.

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Warranty vs performance guarantee – BIG DIFFERENCE. You need to know this if you are planning a solar lighting project. Warranties on the respective components are just that, and the terms and duration may differ on each of the components. A performance guarantee is a guarantee of the predetermined lighting levels (whether it be to Australian Standards or not), the … Read More

The limitations of Integrated solar lights

Integrated style solar lights have severe limitations The use of integrated style solar lights has exploded in the last 5 or 6 years. Integrated (often referred to as ‘all in one’) solar lights have the solar panel as the roof of the housing, the batteries inside, and the LEDs attached to the underside of the casing. This makes a very … Read More

Planning solar lighting? Ignore this at your peril

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Planning a successful outdoor solar lighting installation. This blog  is to assist lighting, assets and project manager professional plan, procure and install successful outdoor solar lighting (street, path, car park, area, park, jetty, marina). Introduction: Solar lighting is now a proven reliable and commercially viable  solution for many lighting applications and is fast becoming a mainstream solution utilised by some … Read More