May 8, 2012
If you want to join the effort towards ‘going green’ but you are not sure how solar lights would benefit you, then you should read this article. Specifically we will address three of the many uses for solar lighting.
Thousands upon thousands of people are trying their best to ‘go green’. One of the most popular methods is to employ the use of solar lights. Solar lighting is ‘reusable energy’, meaning that it is supplied by the sun, which is something that is not used and then thrown away; it can be used over and over.
Lets examine some of the uses for solar lights.
The most energy efficient use of solar lights is to power your home with solar energy. This involves installing solar panels on your roof. It is not overly hard to do, and (obviously) cuts the electricity bill to a bare minimum. However, if your budget is not ready for this yet, you can still aid the effort to go green by using LED lighting for your home.
People are able to have absolutely stunning yards and gardens with the aid of solar lights. No wires, no electrical work and no jump in the electric bill; just beautiful lighting. Solar lights are also popular for lighting pathways, driveways and entrance gates.
If you live in a rural setting, solar lights are a perfect for you. You can light pathways from your vehicle to the home, from the home to the barn, or anywhere that you need to walk to when it is dark. All this without having to have expensive electrical services installed.
If you have a barn, the same holds true. Putting solar lights in your barn can aid in the early winter mornings routine of feeding, and allow you to see into the stalls to check on the animals. They will also allow you to see any intruders (wild animals) that have managed to find their way in, perhaps avoiding an attack.
The United States Department of Energy states that solar power is useable throughout the majority of the country. During the winter months some areas can expect a 30 to 50% reduction of light. This is in the amount of time that the solar lights stay lit, not in light output. This should not affect you unless you like to stay up all night!
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