Lighting - Industrial and Residential
There are different types of exterior lighting. The most common type of
exterior lighting in an industrial setting would be perimeter lighting. Perimeter
lighting performs a very important security function in that it defines a property's
This makes it easier to detect the movement of unauthorised personnel.
Smaller companies facing the harsh realities of today's economy tend to install motion
sensors in order to save energy by only lighting the outside
areas when they are occupied by staff.
Exterior lighting is also used on the average residential property. Most
people have a basic outside light above their front door or porch, but many homes also
feature different kinds of light fittings including LED uplights in their gardens. There are
many different garden lights on the market to choose from, providing different ways to set
different moods in certain areas of your garden.
Lighting - Car Parks and Roads
Roads and car parks need efficient and bright lighting
to ensure that vehicles can safely navigate the area. This kind of exterior lighting usually
requires the advice of an expert to establish facts such as the type of lighting required for
a specific area, the optimal distance between light fittings, the size and appearance of
Car parks in particular, usually require some thought
in terms of aesthetics. It would not be desirable for the wrong type of lighting to detract
from the structures around it. Energy saving is something that should be top of the list when assessing
street lighting, as cost savings can be made by choosing the right
Read more about different
types of lighting.