Beautiful Light Decorating
Highlight LAMPS that placed at outside area can make dwelling look more vibrant and shiny. Not only that, home security function becomes more leverage. Now, many lamp types and forms of aesthetic lighting for home.
First is floodlights that used on outside home. This lamp is useful to give a pillar light at porch. Generally this type of lamp used to build romance impression and make occupancy more vibrant and shiny.
“Spotlight is a high intensity lamp that can survive for a long time,” said Melissa Davidson of The Lighting Warehouse. The Lighting Warehouse is a store selling various types of lighting retailer based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
“Installing floodlights outside is a property development that easy and low cost so it will affect home become more beautiful exterior, enhanced functionality, and providing security at night,” he said as quoted from page Property24.
Today many types of spotlights are available in various styles, sizes, and intensity to help eliminate dark atmosphere around outside of house. One is the CFL spotlights (compact fluorescent lamp). This lamp type is environmentally friendly lighting equipment and don’t spend your money.
“Did you know that using a 500 watt halogen incandescent lamp would use half kilowatts per hour. This is a major energy supplier. This lamp is a bad choice. Replace them with CFL floodlight is a very wise step, “said Daidson.
He recommends that you perform movement go green when installing floodlights to replace incandescent halogen bulb (which is 500 watts or 300 watts) with a more economical choice energy. You can use a 24 watt CFL floodlight two levers (double end), its power is equivalent to 150 watt incandescent lamp.
CFLs will save electricity and help reduce bills, and reduce your expenses on maintenance costs for this type of bulb last longer.
There is also a mercury vapor lamp (mercury vapor floodlights), which is ideal for use in large office parks. And lastly, high pressure sodium lamps (high pressure sodium floodlights), located on a yellow light that you see on the road markings. Some spotlights made of LEDs (light emitting diode).
LEDs are future of lighting and spotlights of LEDs have been widely available in the market. However, according to Davidson, but price is still expensive.
“Of course, for long time this lamp type will save your money on energy consumption as it uses 80 percent less energy than incandescent and halogen bulb,” he said.
The latter type of strobe light is solar-powered floodlights relatively newly launched. This solar-powered spotlights offer a low cost and environmentally friendly than other forms of lighting. The interior of this lamp contains a battery that stores energy collected from sun.
“The only drawback of this lamp is price which relatively expensive and must be placed in positions that receive lot sunlight. This isn’t match for security function. As for building ambiance, solar-powered lighting is the right choice, “said Davidson.