Solar Bollard Lights

Outdoor solar lights offer a few benefits over other types of outdoor lighting. Because solar lights don’t need to be wired they are easier and less expensive to install; they also don’t cost anything to operate once they are installed. Instead they use energy from the sun that they collect and store during the day.

This also makes solar bollard lights easier to install and they can be installed almost anywhere, because they don’t need to be near a power supply. Even if there is a power outage they will still work so you don’t have to worry about a dark yard or office if you have solar bollard fixtures.

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Commercial Bollard Lights

If you need outdoor lights for a business or commercial development consider using commercial bollard lights. Mixing them with other types of commercial lighting can help you satisfy all of your needs while achieving the right look. Bollard lights offer both an attractive and functional light that can improve security, visibility and improve the aesthetic appeal of a business’s exterior.

There are a few different ways they can be used for great results. Most commonly bollards are used to illuminate walkways and parking lots in commercial areas but they can also be used to light entryways or as landscape lighting. Continue reading

Bollard Landscape Lighting

When you think of bollard lights you may first think of commercial bollard lights as they are most often used to illuminate pathways and landscaped spaces in public areas like businesses or parks. But bollard lighting, especially some of the new styles available, can also be used quite attractively in residential areas as well.

If you have a long driveway or a larger property with walkways they may be a good choice. Traditionally bollard lighting is used to separate pedestrian and non-pedestrian areas so they work well as path lights or along a long driveway.

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Choosing The Best Outdoor Lighting

All of the different types of lights have advantages and disadvantages. It is good to weigh both the good and the bad as you are looking for the right fixtures for your project. LED lights are energy efficient and durable, but they are usually more expensive up front. Solar lights are essentially free to use and they will even work when the power is out, but they need regular access to light.

When you are shopping for outdoor lighting there are a number of things to consider. The best lighting will vary depending on your reason for buying these fixtures, the area that needs to be lit and your budget. Consider why you want or need the lights. Sometimes the drawbacks of a certain style won’t be an issue for your use, but it is better to make that call yourself before you buy and install them. Here are a few other things to consider. Continue reading

LED Bollard Lights

Whether you want to illuminate your landscaping at night, improve the safety of your walkways or simply add style to your patio, using LED bollard lights offers an energy efficient way to do this. LED bollard lights provide the style and the functionality of other bollard lights, but with these this style you get the additional benefits of energy efficiency and durability that LEDs provide.

LED technology has been used for many years as indicator lights in computers but now this technology is spreading to other areas because of the benefits it provides over traditional types of lighting. LEDs can produce a lot of light from a very small bulb, all while using minimal electricity and without producing the heat of a traditional incandescent bulb. These choice is perfect in outdoor applications because they are more durable and because they remain relatively cool. Continue reading