Benefits of Landscape Lighting
Expanding Nighttime Living Space
When it comes to lighting outdoor spaces, most tend to think of simply illuminating the exterior of a structure or property. One of the most underestimated aspects of landscape lighting is that it can actually extend living space physically as well as visually.
When light is brought to a dark back or front yard, it visually pushes the boundaries of a house. The more elements that are lit, the more people will push the edges of where a person will tend to gravitate to beyond the interior of a house. Pushing this boundary creates a visually striking look for the outside of the house, especially when the interior lights are turned off.
Advantages of LED Lighting
Take Advantage of Superior LED Technology
LED based landscape lights provide a number of distinct efficiency and practical advantages. Because of these advantages, LED optimization is the future of the industry. We use cutting edge technology and unmatched attention to detail, we're proud to be at the front of the pack, leading the way.
Halogen based lights can take anywhere between 10 and 50 watts of power each, and sometimes more. LED fixtures require, which roughly 80% less voltage, which means lower energy costs, longer lamp life, and better environmental citizenship for the end user.
As their watt consumption is significantly higher, traditional fixtures become very hot, so much so they cannot be touched after running for only a few minutes. LEDs create heat as well, but far less than traditional lighting. This results in a longer lamp and fixture life. To ensure our products live as long as possible, FX LED feature heat sinks, as well as temperature sensors. If a fixture is getting too hot, the FX board will automatically pull back current which will actively cool the fixture down.
Consistent Light Output
Traditional lighting required multiple wires to each set of lights to ensure all lights are outputting the same level of illumination. It is a complex and time-consuming process. With FX LED fixtures, a built-in device called a driver takes all the power it is receiving and delivers it to each LED within a fixture so they are always at the same light level, regardless of the voltage supplied.
Fixture Life Length
Depending on the application LEDs can last 50,000 hours or more. At the end of their life they don’t just burn out like a traditional lights. LEDs slowly dim over time and at very low levels, so even after 50,000 hours of use in most situations LEDs will continue to illuminate sufficiently.
A Professional's Game
Always remember that Landscape Lighting is an art, and just like an irrigation system, it requires a professional to plan, install, and maintain. In order to achieve safe, optimal, and long life from a lighting plan, Uneek Environment Landscaping has qualified technicians trained by several lighting manufactures.