Why choosing LED as light source for solar street lights ? – its advantages over ordinary light sources

In the past years, we have been using high pressure sodium lamps for road lighting. In recent years, as new energy sources have been used more and more, we have gradually replaced high-pressure sodium lamps with solar LED street lamps. LED light source features of energy saving and environmental protection, it is more economical from a long-term perspective, but are these all the reasons why we choose LED lights to replace high-pressure sodium lamps?

In fact, the LED light source has more advantages than the ordinary light source in the actual usage. In other words, it is not only more energy-efficient, but also more practical. Today, let me introduce more advantages of LED light source for you.

1. Color temperature
The high-pressure sodium lamp exhibits a yellow-white color and a low color temperature, which results in a poor service in some streets where the high illumination is required, and if the installation distance between each is reduced, a certain cost will be added. The LED light source is white light, not only that, but its color temperature can also be flexibly changed between 4000K and 7000K, which means it can give more choices to actual needs.

2. Color rendering index
The color rendering index of LED light sources is generally above 80, while the color rendering index of high pressure sodium lamps is only around 20. It can be seen that the LED light source is closer to natural light and can bring better lighting effects.

3. Beam angle
The beam angle of high-pressure sodium lamp is 360°. In most cases, it is necessary to reflect the light source through the reflector, and then it is possible to reach the designated area to achieve the illumination effect. In most cases, the beam angle of the LED light source can be kept at the same angle as the illumination angle of the lamp. In short, most of the LED light source can directly illuminate to the designated area.

4. Startup time
The high-pressure sodium lamp has a certain startup time, usually it takes about 5-10 minutes after power-on to work normally. If it is started again after extinction, it takes about 5 minutes. The LED light does not have this problem. It can work immediately after power on, and it can be started at any time without waiting. The solar LED street light can be operated automatically after dark, which is more convenient and quicker.

It can be seen that in actual use, LED light source has more advantages than ordinary light source, which makes us more convinced that the advantage of using solar street light than high-pressure sodium lamp. If you are planning to buy solar LED street lights, please contact us to get an instant quotation.

Advantages and disadvantages of integrated solar street lights

Advantages of integrated solar street lights compared with other solar street lights

The replacement of traditional street lamps by integrated solar street lamps is a trend in recent years. In 2008, the first integrated solar street lamp was introduced, in which the light heads, controllers and batteries of solar street lamps were integrated to simplify the complex street lamp structure; dimension, weight and installation have been greatly improved. As early as 2010, international environmental organizations have used integrated solar street lights instead of traditional solar street lights for post-disaster reconstruction in Sichuan Province, China.

To say the advantages, it is mainly convenient to install, convenient to transport, no power consumption, no land occupation. The integrated solar street light has only two parts in total, and the lamp head and the light pole; greatly improve the transportation efficiency. In addition, the integrated solar street light installation is simple, no engineering team, several people can easily set up without experience needed, greatly reducing the cost of experienced workers.

The disadvantages are still there. The solar power supply is affected by the weather, such as low temperature, rainy days, etc., but now Juho Lighting has developed the low temperature protection function, which can operate normally under temperature below zero degree. Battery life is also one of the shortcomings of solar street lights, but now 8 years maintenance-free batteries have been put into use in integrated solar street lights. So the shortcomings have been greatly weakened. The replacement of traditional roads with integrated solar street lights outweighs the disadvantages.

Advantages of solar street lights compared with traditional street lights

(1) The installation of the traditional street lamp is complicated: in the traditional street lamp project, the cable must be laid first, and a large number of basic projects such as cable trench excavation, underground pipe laying, pipe threading and back-filling are required. Then carry out long-term installation and debugging. If there is any problem with any one line, it will be reworked in a large area. Moreover, terrain and line requirements are complex, and labor cost and auxiliary materials are expensive. Solar street lights are easy to install: when installing solar street lights, there is no need to lay complicated lines. Just make a cement base and fix it with stainless steel screws.

(2) The electricity cost of the traditional street lights is high: the traditional street lamp work needs to pay a fixed high electricity bill, and long-term uninterrupted maintenance or replacement of the line and other components, maintenance costs increase year by year. Solar street lamps are free of electricity: solar street lights are a one-time investment, without any maintenance costs, and long-term benefits.

(3) There are safety hazards in the traditional street lighting: The traditional street lighting in the city will bring many safety hazards in terms of construction quality, renovation of landscape engineering, aging of materials, abnormal power supply, and conflicts between water and electricity pipelines. There is no safety hazard in solar street lights: solar street lights are ultra-low voltage products, which are safe and reliable. Other advantages of solar street lights: green and environmentally friendly.

In summary, Juho solar street lamp has the characteristics of safety, no hidden danger, energy saving, no power consumption, environmental protection, easy installation, automatic control and maintenance-free.Please don’t hesitate to contact Juho if you have street lighting project requirements.