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Review of Solar Pathway Lighting Systems for Walking Trails

  Solar lighting systems come in many shapes and sizes. From large scale overhead systems that operate all night and have huge solar panels and battery backups, to small scale systems that operate the light only a few hours per night, solar can fit in for most walking trail applications. Here is a quick overview of some of the systems that you will find online today and their pros and cons.
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Best Solar LED Lighting Systems for Parks and Recreation

  There are many different areas that can be illuminated in any park; from entrance and directional signs, to parking lots and roadways, walking or biking trails, boat ramps, remote areas, pavilions, and general area lighting, solar is a great option to ensure illumination meets standards and provides lighting without disturbing the surrounding area like with traditional power and trenching. In a previous post, we went over why solar lighting systems are the best option for parks and recreation. This time I would like to focus on the individual systems and their uses for each section.
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Why Solar Lighting Systems are the Best Option for Parks and Recreation

  Parks and Recreation Departments have been using solar lighting systems for many years now as they provide a solution to illuminate the required area without disturbing the surrounding areas. Since most parks are older and did not take into consideration the needs for lighting or power when initially developed, a great many are lacking in lighting for nighttime use.
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Reasons Solar Bike Path Lighting Systems Are Gaining Traction

on 5/30/18 11:20 AM By | SEPCO | 4 Comments | Solar Lighting Pathway Lighting Area Lighting Parks & Recreation
  In the last couple of years, we are seeing an increase in bike paths being installed all over the US. This is because of an increased desire for people to become more active on their off times and travel around to see new places. These bike paths are slowly being connected between cities and states. A couple of the most popular pathways being built are the Rails to Trails and East Coast Greenway projects.
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Gardens of Woodberry Solar Walkway Lighting

on 4/4/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Pathway Lighting
  SEPCO recently worked with a local Property Management Company for a neighborhood to provide lighting along walkways and street lights in areas that were difficult to bring traditional power to.
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Types of Solar Powered LED Outdoor Lights for Walkways and Pathways

on 1/23/18 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Pathway Lighting Parks & Recreation
Walkways and pathways have two main ways to provide lighting; overhead or low level lighting. Overhead lighting is provided by traditional fixtures either standard industrial fixtures or decorative post top fixtures. Low level lighting is typically provided by bollards or ingrade fixtures like step lights. Both these style fixtures provide different lighting levels and are good for specific types of lighting applications.
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What’s The Difference Between Solar Pathway Lights?

on 10/19/15 10:00 AM By | SEPCO | 1 Comment | Solar Lighting Pathway Lighting Solar Lighting Design
So all solar pathway lights are created equal? The short answer is no. There are many different style, sizes, and functionalities between different solar pathway lighting systems. Let’s look this over for a better understanding.
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Versatility and Cost Savings through Commercial Solar Lighting Systems

It is estimated that lighting alone accounts for 12% of the total U.S. electrical consumption every year, using upwards of 461 billion kWh of electricity. This is a heavy cost to businesses, cities and municipalities. Solar lighting can provide both a financial relief as well as a green alternative to traditional lighting. They are self-contained and grid free, and with LED technology, requiring almost no maintenance throughout their lifespan. These lower installation costs compared with utility powered lighting and continue huge savings in the short and long run for most installations.
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Determine The Best Way To Implement Pathway Lighting In 3 Easy Steps

on 1/19/15 9:30 AM By | SEPCO | 0 Comments | Solar Lighting Pathway Lighting Solar Lighting Design
Pathway lights cover a myriad of different areas. They can be small walkways like in front of a house or through landscaping, or large walkways like those around a college campus or park. Adequate lighting allows for people along the pathway after dark to be able to see where they are going and provide visibility to their surrounding areas. To ensure these pathways are properly illuminated, there are a few steps to follow to determine what sort of lighting would be required.
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Solar Lighting Solutions are Bound to Make an Impact on Your Business

  Businesses are always looking for ways to increase their bottom line while also providing a good image to their customers. Solar lighting solutions can positively impact a business for a few different reasons. Here are three, but I’m sure there are more. Feel free to add yours below.
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