Outdoor lighting refers to the lighting system and equipment used in the outdoor environment. It is used to provide lighting needs for outdoor space, including public places, streets, squares, parks, exterior walls of buildings, landscapes, etc.
Outdoor lighting provides adequate lighting at night or under low light conditions to ensure safety, convenience and aesthetics. It has the following several important functions and purposes:
Safety and navigation: Outdoor lighting provides sufficient light on roads, sidewalks, and public areas to ensure the safety of pedestrians and vehicles, and to guide people to navigate and locate them correctly.
Beautification and landscape lighting: Outdoor lighting is used to highlight buildings, landscape elements, sculptures and other landscape features to enhance their aesthetics and visual effects.
Outdoor activities and entertainment: Outdoor lighting Provide appropriate lighting in outdoor places, such as outdoor theater, sports fields, outdoor restaurants, etc., to support all kinds of outdoor activities and entertainment.
Security: Outdoor lighting provides safe lighting in commercial or residential areas, and acts in crime prevention and improving safety.
Common outdoor lighting equipment includes street lights, landscape lights, projection lights, wall lamps, solar lighting, etc. Outdoor lighting equipment often need to be durable, waterproof and weather to meet the challenges of the outdoor environment.
The design of outdoor lighting needs to take into account factors such as the brightness, distribution, color temperature and control mode of the light. Energy saving and environmental protection are also important considerations in outdoor lighting design. With the development of LED technology, LED lighting is widely adopted in outdoor lighting because of its advantages such as high efficiency, long life and adjustable.
The design and installation of outdoor lighting usually requires compliance with relevant building codes, safety standards and environmental requirements to ensure compliance and sustainability.