Pros and Cons of Employing Solar Powered Lighting
Solar landscape lighting is an excellent choice to decorate and brighten up your home garden and pathways of the night. Like other types of outdoor lighting, solar lights also have their own strengths and limitations. The advantages and disadvantages of using solar garden lights:
He uses renewable energy
Solar garden lights allow us to exploit the sun’s energy, a renewable source of energy. As the sun shines solar lamps have the energy to light up the night. This lighting system is working at its best when it receives plenty of sunlight during sunny days.
Easy to install
Solar garden lights are easier to install compared with traditional lighting because it would not require the use of child or any connector pins. You can only install it in your garden by dipping the base of each unit on the floor. You no longer have to dig in the field and set the lighting system.
Easy on the pocket to operate
Solar garden lights are lit using the sun’s energy. And the energy we receive from the sun is free. So you do not have to pay anything to keep the solar lights for illuminating the exterior of your home.
Solar lights are usually made of light emitting diodes (LED), which can last 25, 000-5000 hours. Please note that normal bulbs lasts only from 1000-2000 hours. Apparently, LED bulbs lower costs compared to traditional types of bulbs because it lasts longer and reduces the cost of replacing the light.
-You Must be selective in the choice of location
Solar lights only work in areas where there is strong sunshine. Do not expect your lighting system with solar energy to illuminate your garden if you fancy shade of a tree. Therefore, it is highly recommended that you find the most appropriate to ensure that solar lights shine at its best place.
Initial cost -Pricey
Solar LED bulbs usually cost more than regular or low voltage lights. In addition, the cost may increase if you have larger light areas.
Not Operates when the batteries are not fully charged
Solar lights require extensive solar energy to function. Therefore, not enough light bulb is emitted during cloudy or dark days.