Benefits of Solar Outdoor Lighting to Businesses

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Courtesy of Greenshine New Energy LLC

Most people are waiting for solar lighting installation costs to go lower than they already are so that they can compare them favorably to installing grid electricity. Even at this point where solar lighting seems a little too expensive there are many more benefits that would stand you in good stead and save you from a lot in the long run.

Business owners should especially think about these benefits because as much as the aim of business is to make money as fast as possible, a wise business person knows that a good investment always pays for itself and brings back much more in benefits.

No trenches

Installing outdoor solar lighting does not require digging up trenches to lay cables and such because there is no wiring required. Everything comes with the light so don’t worry about having to dig up that pavement you invested a lot of money in.

This in itself already cuts down the cost by almost half if you were to compare it to outdoor lighting that is powered by the grid.

No bills

As a business person your biggest concern is to keep your expenditure as low as possible without compromising on service delivery so as to maintain your reach. Outdoor solar lighting does that for you because once they are installed they recharge from the sun’s rays and you have no electricity bills to pay.

They are also virtually maintenance-free because the batteries run on their own without requiring additions like water or checking the levels of acid in them. They just continue recharging and powering the light at night until when they need replacement which is quite a number of years.

Durable light source

The rest of the solar light is also as durable. The bulbs used last very long while producing quality light and the materials used to make the poles also lasts long. These lights can actually survive hurricanes and snow storms meaning they will remain there even for 20 to 30 years mindless of the weather.

Bright light

Solar lighting is generally fitted with LED luminaires or light fixtures. These produce three to six times brighter light than traditional outdoor lighting fixtures. These will make your clients feel a little safer. If they are used on business premises the tenants will not have to keep their indoor lighting on for longer to illuminate the streets. Businesses will run for much longer and your tenants will be a happy lot and hopefully you will never run out of tenants because your premises would remain a great location for businesses.

Green tag    

Most companies and individuals are encouraged to go green and save the planet from destruction. As a commercial property owner, going green will bring much more than a cleaner planet. Business associations with like-minded individuals and companies can be built from this. Earning the ‘green’ tag also raises your profile in your industry and this earns you respect and consequently more business.

Even if you are already done with your commercial premises, installing solar outdoor lighting will not be a difficult task. They can still be easily installed as an afterthought and bring you results across the board.

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