When you have an outdoor space, whether it is a balcony, a terrace or a garden, the arrival of darkness should not prevent you from enjoying it, both during the summer and winter seasons! However, the electric bill can be a brake on your projects, unless of course you opt for LED outdoor lighting. Our tips and tricks for choosing the perfect type of outdoor LED lamp for each area.
Essential point and not the least, the level of safety of your lights intended for outdoor use, different from that of the lamp for indoor use. Indeed, there are official standards to be respected and to be looked at very closely when buying your outdoor LED lighting on our online store. We strongly recommend you to use the filter on the left side of the screen to select the right IP rating.
The IP rating is composed of two numbers that are read separately:
A sliding scale:
Some examples to understand the IP rating of an :
IP69 protection rating:
This standard is primarily intended for LED lights to be connected to the electrical network, but do not hesitate to check the level of protection if you choose a solar light.
There is no need to take the maximum protection rating for all your outdoor LED lights. Our tips for choosing from our range of products:
Solar lights are not installed in the same way as LED outdoor wall lights. In the first case, you just have to choose the places to light, then plant your bollards. In the second case, you will have to do some electrical work.
In the absence of skills and for the safety of all, it is essential to entrust the work to a certified professional.
There are three main types of lights for a perfectly lit exterior:
The garden, the front door, the top of the garage door, the terrace and the swimming pool are the sensitive points to be treated in priority.
For a well-lit outdoor space, here are the main areas to focus on and the optimal type of LED lighting:
It will depend on the use of each outdoor LED light! For example, for signage, the light intensity needed will be less than that of a light used for lighting under a pergola.
To choose the right LED lighting power, the power of LED light bulb is expressed in lumens and in the following way:
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