What you need to know before purchasing an led floodlight
What is a led floodlight?
LED floodlights are artificial lights used to illuminate light in outdoor areas. They can be used for security reasons too, available with pir sensor. They are far more efficient than generating light appliances.
Benefits of LED floodlights?
In comparison to standard light bulbs which produce a huge amount of heat which is converted from energy. LED floodlights have minimal heat emission and so do consume less energy. But still able to produce the maximum amount of light. This also makes it quite long lasting as they last longer than fluorescent lights. And built to last around 50,000 hours benefiting of having minimal replacement. As a result of its durability and strength, you will rarely need to replace it. Advantage to you as it means it will be more cost-effective. LED floodlights it will also be helpful for the environment as they do not contain any hazardous.
How bright do LED floodlights need to be?
The brightness of LED floodlights depends on the location of where they will be situated. For example if it will be placed in a parking area. it’s recommended to have 2 of them 15-20 feet high at 20,000 lumen. Floodlights is most accurately measured with lumens instead of watts and it’s typically said that 100w is 13,000 lumen.
What is the difference between a floodlight and a spotlight?
A floodlight can produce beams of light that cover a large amount of space up to 120 degrees whereas with spotlights. They can only produce a narrow beam of light no wider than 45 degrees and the point of contact is more direct.
Floodlights have a larger beam angle so they will have a wider spread of light so it all depends on the location of where you want your light. LED floodlight will be recommended because it covers the most surface area. If you want light to be illuminated from garage doors or in gardens, spotlights will be used as the light is more focused. Also, as spotlights are relatively smaller than floodlights, it would be more suitable.
If you want to purchase floodlights for security reasons, additional sensors can be built in and motion sensors can be beneficial as it will turn on only when someone is walking by. But with these sensors, angles and positioning need to be considered and the detection distance needs to be taken into account. Determined where the floodlight will be placed. You have to make sure that before installing, the electrical supply is switched off. Drill holes need to be marked and wires need to be placed in before electricity can be switched on.
What is the cost of LED floodlights?
Depending on the wattage they usually range from £5 to £100. You can order online or collection from our branch which is located in Hull city centre, 24 Anlaby road. HU1 2PA.