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February 24, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 173

The use of solar powered flood lights has been common in recent years. This technology harnesses the energy from the sun and converts it to electrical energy to power the lights. Energy is stored in batteries until needed. They are available in a variety of designs and styles to suit anyone's needs. The most commonly used for external lightings are solar powered string lights.

The advantage of using flood lights is the ability to light up a large area like patios, gardens and driveways. They produce enough lighting for activities to be done. Probably the most sought after benefit of using these lights is the motion sensor capability. This not only ensures security in the area but also reduces energy consumption. The bulbs only lights up when nearby activities are detected in the area.

This kind of lighting technology is also popular for use in monuments, pools and fences. These are areas where lights are especially needed during the night for safety and even for decorative purposes. Using solar lights can reduce the cost of maintaining the area well lighted. It does not need to be connected to the power line to operate which can effectively reduce the cost of electrical bills. They are also safer to use because of the absence of electrical wires which can be a cause for unnecessary electrical accidents.

Another advantage to using this technology is the benefit of being able to move your lights to different locations when needed. Since they require no electrical connection, anybody can handle them without the fear of electrocution, even children. If you have a dog that enjoys chewing wires, rest assured he won't find any wires to chew with these types of lights.

When you're having an outdoor party you can simply add more of these lights, many of which are motion sensitive, and light up your event. I've installed countless solar lights around my property and even some mounted high up in a tree around my yard. This makes for a really beautiful lighting effect with the shadows cast from the tree.

Using solar powered flood lights is really an ideal way of efficiently using energy and conserving the environment. Most come in kits that can be installed by anyone without the need for expensive tools or special skills. When buying for your homes, it is important to consider the quality of the product. When chosen properly, these lights ensure safety and security for your homes. They are great investments that can last for years when properly maintained.

Joseph Van Cohen is an expert on solar lighting. He invites you to learn more about solar powered string lights

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