Heavy! The project led by Li Jinmin of the Institute of Semiconductors of the Chinese Academy of Sciences won the first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award
On the morning of January 10, the CPC Central Committee and the State Council held the 2019 National Science and Technology Awards Conference in the Great Hall of the People. Party leaders and state leaders such as Xi Jinping, Li Keqiang, Wang Huning, and Han Zheng attended the conference and presented awards to the winners. Xi Jinping presented the award to the top prize winner.A total of 296 projects and 12 science and technology experts were selected in the 2019 National Science and Technology Awards, and the total number of awards increased by 23 compared with 2018. Among them, there are 46 National Natural Science Awards, 65 National Technology Invention Awards, 185 National Science and Technology Progress Awards, and 10 People's Republic of China International Science and Technology Cooperation Awards. The 2019 National Highest Science and Technology Award was awarded to Academician Zeng Qingcun and Academician Huang Xuhua. Researcher Li Jinmin from the Institute of Semiconductors of the Chinese Academy of Sciences attended the National Science and Technology Awards Conference as the project leader and accepted the award from the National Leader (Photo taken outside the Great Hall of the People)At the conference, the "Key Technology and Industrialization of High-Light-Efficiency and Long-Life Semiconductor Lighting" project led by Researcher Li Jinmin led by the Institute of Semiconductors of the Chinese Academy of Sciences won the first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award and became the semiconductor lighting industry. A great honor, with a landmark significance. It is understood that the main finishers of this project are Li Jinmin, Lin Kechuang, Wang Junxi, Yi Xiaoyan, Liu Zhiqiang, Fan Yubo, Lin Yifeng, Zhu Xiaodong, Li Guoping, Yuan Yikai, Ruan Jun, Liang Yi, Wu Ximin, Cai Wenbi, Liu Naixin. Completed by: Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Sanan Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., Xiamen Hualian Electronics Co., Ltd., Shenzhen Zhouming Technology Co., Ltd., Hebei Lide Electronics Co., Ltd., Beijing Liangye Environmental Technology Co., Ltd., Hongli Zhihui Group Co., Ltd., Foshan Guoxing Optoelectronics Co., Ltd., Beijing Semiconductor Lighting Technology Promotion Center (National Semiconductor Lighting Engineering R & D and Industry Alliance), Xiamen Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.The main finisher of the project attended the National Science and Technology Awards Conference (a group photo taken outside the Great Hall of the People)The new generation of semiconductor lighting light source with LED as the core device has the remarkable characteristics of high efficiency, energy saving and environmental protection, which is a key area of global high-tech competition. Independently developing the key technology of high-efficiency and long-life semiconductor lighting is the key for semiconductor lighting products to enter millions of households, and it is of great significance to promote the development of China's semiconductor lighting industry. What is the project that won the first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award? According to the project participants, the "Key Technology and Industrialization Project for High-Efficiency Long-Life Semiconductor Lighting" is a core technical problem for semiconductor lighting products such as photoelectric conversion efficiency and long-term operational reliability. From semiconductor lighting materials, chips, packages, modules, and The application of the full chain to carry out joint technology research and development to form a complete set of high-efficiency and long-life semiconductor lighting with independent intellectual property rights has achieved the world's largest industrialization of LED chip technology and the localization of core devices, and has been held in the Great Hall of the People and APEC meetings It has taken the lead in carrying out large-scale popularization and application in many important scenarios including national offices, energy-saving renovation of the “Ten Cities and Ten Thousand Cities”, Beijing Olympic Games, Harbin Ice and Snow World.丨Meet the challenge and tackle the technical problems of the whole chain Lead the industrial technology progress and transformationThe next-generation semiconductor lighting source with nitride-based light-emitting diodes (LEDs) as the core device has the characteristics of high efficiency, energy saving, and environmental protection. It is one of the most promising high-tech industries in the world. With the further implementation of the Minamata Convention's mercury-containing energy-saving lamp restriction plan, semiconductor lighting will show explosive growth due to its irreplaceability. In the early stages of industrial development, core technologies were monopolized by European, American, and Japanese companies, and chip products were heavily dependent on imports.It is understood that the project is facing international problems such as low efficiency of electro-optical conversion of semiconductor lighting products, poor long-term reliability, and lack of standards. With the continuous support of national science and technology plans such as the National 863, 973, and International Cooperation Program, the project lasted more than ten years. Fundamental research on semiconductor materials, research on the full-chain technology of semiconductor lighting materials, chips, packages, modules and light sources, formed a complete independent intellectual property rights, developed the world's leading semiconductor lighting devices and light sources, and realized the full-chain technology industry Promotion, and formed many innovative achievements.Among them, in order to solve the problem of low electro-optical conversion efficiency of LED chips, reveal the physical mechanism of the LED chip's Droop effect under different current densities, and propose solutions; propose a p-type doping method for defect resonance states, and p-type gallium nitride (GaN) resistors. The rate is 0.136Ω • ㎝, laying a theoretical foundation for the technological development of high-power LED chips. The industrial epitaxial technology of PVD AlN buffer layer was proposed, and the chip light extraction technology was invented to realize the mass production of LED chips with the light efficiency of 252lm / W and the world's largest epitaxial chip.Aiming at the problem of poor long-term reliability of LEDs, the invention of the electrical injection control technology of doped ITO transparent conductive film and embedded current blocking layer was invented to solve the problems of aging pressure rise and electrode failure of the LED chip; and an ultra-low thermal resistance package that simplified the thermal conduction interface Structure and thermal channel management technology, reducing the thermal resistance of the device to 1.89K / W. The device has passed the reliability test at 85 ° C for 6000 hours, and the light attenuation is less than 2%. The direct optical coupling technology based on silicone lenses is used to achieve a lifetime of 60,000 hours. LED light source module.Aiming at the problem of lack of LED light source standards, we have broken through the key technologies of product standardization, formulated semiconductor lighting product specifications and interface group standards, recommended them as international standards and adopted by the industry, and promoted the standardization and application of semiconductor lighting products in China. Form a series of standards for rapid life assessment of semiconductor lighting products, extreme environmental lighting applications and general intelligent lighting, lead the development of international standards, and increase the industry's international influence.Comparison of technical indicators with domestic and foreign counterparts At the same time, as the project has achieved a series of innovations in intellectual property and product standards, and has achieved large-scale industrialization and promotion and application, it has promoted the independent and controllable localization process of the entire chain technology of China's semiconductor lighting strategic emerging industry, China's technology progress and transformation from traditional lighting to semiconductor lighting industry, forming the world's largest production base of LED lighting products.Independent and controllable semiconductor lighting technology is an important support to enhance the international competitiveness of China's semiconductor products. The project promotes the smooth implementation of semiconductor lighting products in major projects at home and abroad, and increases the share and influence of Chinese semiconductor products in the international high-end product market. In the context of the current Sino-US trade war, China's LED product exports have continued to rise without falling, rising against the trend, and hitting record highs. Semiconductor lighting has become one of the few high-tech fields with international competitiveness in China, which is of great significance for practicing the innovation-driven development strategy and promoting industrial transformation and upgrading.丨Significant achievements in the promotion and application of full-chain technology industrialization"This project technology has realized the industrialization promotion and application of the full-chain technology of high-performance LED materials, chips, packages, modules and light sources."It is understood that the project developed p-type nitride doping, band regulation, micro-nano patterned substrates and nucleation, new buffer layer epitaxy, interface light extraction and other epitaxial chip technologies, which were first promoted at Sanan Optoelectronics And application, has obtained the world's leading high-efficiency LED chip, with an annual output of 10 million four-inch epitaxial chips, ranking first in the global LED chip market, supporting the technological development of the world's largest epitaxial chip factory, and promoting the development of semiconductor lighting chips in China. Completely rely on imports to develop independently controlled localization. Ultra-low thermal resistance packaging and thermal channel management technology has been promoted and applied by leading companies in the packaging field such as Hongli Zhihui, Guoxing Optoelectronics, Xiamen Hualian, etc., and has achieved an annual output of 120 billion high-reliability LED packaging devices. Support high-efficiency and high-reliability LED core devices to support common breakthroughs in the fields of long-life light source modules and high-quality semiconductor lighting products by downstream companies such as Shenzhen Zhouming, Hebei Lide, Beijing Liangye, and Xiamen Optoelectronics. More than 40 million sets of light sources, more than 10 million sets of outdoor LED light sources.Data show that high-light-efficiency and long-life LED light source products have achieved major project demonstrations and large-scale popularization and application in the fields of indoor lighting, outdoor functional lighting, and landscape lighting through enterprises such as Hebei Lide, Beijing Liangye, Shenzhen Zhouming. For example, in the field of indoor lighting, the lighting reconstruction of the Great Hall of the People, the Ballroom of the Great Hall of the People, the Lecture Hall of the Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, etc. In the lighting renovation project of the Great Hall of the People in the Great Hall of the People, LEDs replaced traditional light sources to achieve a power saving rate 84%, the overall average illuminance has doubled, and it has been operating safely for 6 years without failure since 2012, which has become a model for energy-saving renovation projects in China.Project participants stated that in terms of outdoor functional lighting, the technology of this project solved the problems of large power consumption and short life of traditional street lamps, and was applied to major projects such as “ten cities and ten thousand lights”, and Guangzhou-Shenzhen expressway reconstruction. The first highway, which was all retrofitted with LEDs, refreshed the industry's top five, with a power saving rate of 70%. High-reliability LED devices are innovatively applied to the Harbin Ice and Snow World lighting project, completely solving the problem of mercury pollution from traditional light sources, winning the first prize of the first snow and ice landscape lighting design, and pioneering the application of LEDs in low-temperature extreme environments, leading the formulation International standards for LED lighting products that meet the performance requirements of cold regions provide support for the application of China's semiconductor lighting products in global extreme environmental regions. In terms of landscape lighting, the National Stadium (Bird's Nest) night scene lighting project, the 2014 China APEC Summit night scene lighting project, the Olympic Five Ring Tower night scene lighting, the Sochi Winter Olympics and other night scene lighting projects have opened a new chapter in semiconductor lighting applications and improved our country. The display of high-tech products in major international events.Under the guidance of major engineering demonstration applications, semiconductor lighting technologies and products have achieved large-scale promotion and application.In 2018, China's LED market replacement rate reached 49%, driving the transformation and upgrading of China's lighting industry, and grabbing the rapid development of China's semiconductor lighting companies. The application market has played a vital driving role.丨 Economic and social benefits go hand in handEconomic and social benefits are important aspects of measuring technology. The project breaks through the key technology of autonomous and controllable high-light-efficiency and long-life semiconductor lighting throughout the chain, supporting the continuous improvement of LED product performance through technological innovation, and realizing the world's largest industrialization and expansion of LED chips. The application field of LED light source, and realize the large-scale export of high-quality products, improve the industry's international competitiveness.Data show that in the past three years, the unit completed by the project has added 45.11 billion yuan in sales and 8.46 billion yuan in new profits. Technological innovation has promoted the project to realize the world's largest chip industrialization: the project completion unit accounts for 32% of the domestic market and 22% of the global share. The LED chips and application products were exported to many countries in Europe and the United States, and the self-developed semiconductor lighting chips replaced the imports, which promoted the substantial price reduction and large-scale promotion and application of semiconductor lighting terminal products. The economic benefits and energy saving and emission reduction effects were significant, supporting the national economy Green and sustainable development.It is understood that the project results have led to a four-fold increase in the efficiency of China's LED chips and a significant price reduction. The unit completed by the project can achieve an annual production scale equivalent to 40 million two-inch LED epitaxial chips. Considering the factor of 4 times the efficiency, the cumulative cost savings can exceed 330 billion yuan. A comprehensive consideration of the improvement of packaging technology, the long life of LED products and the reduction in maintenance costs and standardization costs brought about by standardization can save semiconductor lighting terminal products more than one trillion yuan in costs.The key technologies of high-efficiency and long-life LED semiconductor lighting support the national strategy of energy conservation and emission reduction. The results of this project have effectively reduced the energy consumption of lighting products and reduced environmental pollution. The project achievement has achieved more than 180 billion kWh of power saved by semiconductor lighting. According to the carbon dioxide emission coefficient of thermal power of 0.8kg-CO2 / kWh, the total carbon emissions have been reduced by more than 140 million tons, supporting the sustainable development of the national economy.In addition, a new generation of environmentally friendly semiconductor lighting sources reduces mercury emissions during use. According to the national standard "Groundwater Quality Standards", 3 milligrams of mercury can pollute 60 tons of natural water. By replacing fluorescent lamps, energy-saving lamps and other mercury-containing lamps on a large scale, the pollution of mercury to the ecological environment can be reduced. Taking the Harbin Ice and Snow World demonstration application as an example, the project results have been applied since 2009, replacing an average of 200,000 lamps each year, reducing cumulative mercury emissions by more than 36 kg, and avoiding 720 million tons of natural water pollution in the Songhua River Basin.Talent is an important force for industrial development. The project's full-chain technology research has promoted the technological progress of the third-generation semiconductor industry in China and cultivated high-end technical talents for the country's strategic emerging industries. The data shows that more than 2,000 high-end key technical personnel have been trained, covering R & D, production, and engineering systems, forming a talent echelon, which has laid a foundation for talents and industry for the leap-forward development of China's semiconductor industry.Technology changes life. When technology approaches the masses, it will exert huge economic and social benefits. Judging from the project results, the overall cost of light source lighting has been reduced, and the improvement of people's material and spiritual lives has been met. The technological advancement of this project has led to a significant drop in prices. The new generation of semi-conducting lighting sources has entered millions of households with significant features such as high efficiency and energy saving, high light quality, long life, and design control in accordance with the overall environmental requirements. The need for safe and healthy light sources has driven a series of new and innovative applications. Accelerating the progress of semiconductor lighting technology and promoting the upgrading of China's lighting industry.Read More>>
A large warehouse lighting renovation project in Spain was successfully completed
Recently, my Spanish branch, CHZ SPAIN, completed a large-scale warehouse lighting renovation project. The lighting effect exceeded customer expectations and received high praise from customers.The lamp used this time is our new CHZ-HB15C factory lamp, with a total power of 150W, which is used to replace the previous 250W metal halide lamp. The lamp is made of pure aluminum die-casting, with a novel design, similar to UFO, and good overall heat dissipation effect. It uses PHILIPS 3030 light source and high-quality SOSEN driver, which has stable overall performance and high work efficiency. It adopts a color temperature of 6000K and a full light effect of up to 140LM / W And can start instantly, no flicker, good safety performance. The total area of the warehouse is nearly 20,000 square meters, with a height of 10 meters; 500 sets of HB15-150WC are used and the suspension height is 8 meters. After measurement, the average ground illumination reached 350LX, but the previous illumination was less than 180LX.Read More>>
The 2019 China Intelligent Lighting Forum was successfully held!
On December 12, 2019, the China Intelligent Lighting Forum was successfully held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang!This forum is sponsored by China Lighting Association, Zhejiang Lighting Association, Zhejiang Lighting Association, Jiangsu Lighting Association, Jiangsu Lighting Association, Guangdong Lighting Association, Gaoyou Lighting Association, Shanghai Pudong Intelligent Lighting Federation, As a support unit, the Guangdong Smart Pole Industry Alliance also received Zhejiang Fangda Intelligent Control Technology Co., Ltd., Nanjing Likong IOT Technology Co., Ltd., Infineon Electronics (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd., and Shanghai Jingfeng Mingyuan Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Co., Ltd., Suzhou Newx Power Technology Co., Ltd., Guodian Nanrui Technology Co., Ltd., Op Lighting Co., Ltd., Shanghai Changhui Lighting Technology Co., Ltd., Hangzhou Hongyan Lighting Electric Co., Ltd. and other units strongly support! Thank you also for the great support from well-known media such as China Illuminating Magazine, China Light Net, etc.!The theme of this conference is "intelligent manufacturing to ensure quality, innovation to promote application" as the theme. Invited guests, leaders, experts, professors from various institutes, electrical lighting designers and representatives of Party A, urban lighting management office, and application parties to attend meeting! There were 200 guests at the meeting, and the atmosphere was quite warm!The moderators of the forum report sessions were: Lu Jiadong, Vice Chairman and Secretary General of the Jiangsu Lighting Association; Yu Yanqiu, Chairman of the Jiangsu Lighting Association; Wang Zhuo, Secretary General of the China Lighting Association; and Ling Yingming, Chairman of the Zhejiang Lighting Association. After the opening speech by Wang Zhuo, secretary general of China Lighting Association, Zhang Jianlin, secretary general of China Intelligent Lighting Forum and editor-in-chief of China Lighting Association's "Lighting" magazine presided over the opening ceremony.Diao Zhifeng, Vice President of Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. gave a wonderful speech on "5G NBIOT Enable Smart Lighting"! 5G NBIOT has entered a period of market outbreak. Huawei is committed to industrial promotion, cross-industry innovation of the lighting industry and NBIOT, and provides a complete solution to contribute to the development of the lighting industry!Sun Quanming, deputy general manager of Zhejiang Fangda Intelligent Control Technology Co., Ltd. gave a keynote speech on "Some Thoughts on the Construction of Smart Road Lighting Management System"! Summarizing the problems that trouble the owners in the process of building a smart lighting management platform, such as interconnection, interchangeability, etc., combined with the experience and trends of overseas markets, brought a common platform based on open architecture to the participants, as well as various special systems. The solution is integrated using loose coupling technology such as MQTT, and it is recommended to use general tool software to further reduce the difficulty of user's autonomous integration!Li Xiaoming, Chairman of Nanjing Likong IoT Technology Co., Ltd. gave a wonderful report on "New Progress in Smart Lighting and" One-stop Solution for Likong ""! Mr. Li's speech introduced the new progress of the four sections of outdoor smart lighting (centralized control, single light control, management platform, and smart light pole) from a practical perspective, and shared the full range of product management and management matrix One-stop solution.Bureau Veritas' Electronics and Electrical Department takes the new requirements for energy efficiency of lighting products in the EU market as the theme. This lecture mainly introduces the scope of the newly promulgated regulations, the main changes of the old and new regulations, the matters needing attention for lighting products entering the EU market, The timeline for the implementation of the new regulations provides a technical reference for lighting manufacturers exporting to the EU market.Yang Biao, Sales Director of East China Region of Shanghai Jingfeng Mingyuan Semiconductor Co., Ltd. takes the theme of "Jingfeng Intelligent Manufacturing, Mingyuan originated from Core Creation" Core "to help intelligent cross-border". Jingfeng Mingyuan launched a series of smart lighting driver solutions for dimming and color matching, auxiliary power supply, connected to smart modules such as WIFI / BLE / Zigbee / 2.4G, together with intelligent AI voice speakers, mobile APP cloud services, and jointly building a smart lighting one stop Solutions to help customers quickly realize intelligent lighting. In terms of smart home, Jingfeng Mingyuan provides auxiliary power supply solutions, high / low voltage DC brushless motor solutions, induction lighting and smart fan lamp overall solutions. Jingfeng is intelligently made, and it is derived from the core. Jingfeng Mingyuan helps to create a "core" to help intelligent life.Professor Yan Chongguang of Peking University Microelectronics Institute gave a wonderful speech on "Development Trends of Smart Power Chip Integrated Multi-Core"! It will be an inevitable trend that heterogeneous multi-core packaging recreates the glory of integrated circuits! By integrating integrated circuit chips with different functions through 2D planar packaging, 3D stacked packaging, or 2D + 3D hybrid packaging, a new integrated circuit with a single integrated package chip that has multiple functions or system functions is realized. It provides a feasible technical path for the design of ultra-miniaturization and intelligence of the new generation of electronic products! The intelligent modularity of the power supply can be realized as soon as possible! The multi-core integrated new-generation power chip can automatically collect various sensor signals and intelligently process them, and intelligently output various control functions or data streams according to the design program requirements. If it is used in lighting, it can intelligently control LED lighting sources, LED lighting fixtures, and local scene lighting systems, or control its own system.Jiang Buheng, Deputy Director of Market Planning Center of Infineon Electronics (Hangzhou) Co., Ltd. made a keynote speech on "Intelligent Road Lighting LED Drive Power Solutions". It mainly describes the current status and development trend of the LED drive power industry, as well as solutions for intelligent LED drive power for road lighting.Zhou Bin, senior engineer of GD Nanrui Technology Co., Ltd. took the theme of "public lighting safety management and control system" and pointed out that the public lighting safety situation is severe, conventional leakage protection has a dead zone, and it cannot be used in outdoor lighting power distribution systems. The device can extract the fault leakage current from the inherent leakage circuit of the power distribution system and protect it, solving the problem of protection dead zone and promoting the solution of outdoor lighting safety problems.Su Huancheng, Deputy Secretary General of Guangdong Smart Pole Industry Alliance, gave a speech entitled "Thinking about the Development of Smart Light Pole in the 5G Era". The official commercialization of 5g in China and the steady deployment of network deployment are one of the important opportunities driving the development of the smart light pole market. At the same time, the construction of smart light poles also provides key carriers and support for 5G coverage and application business landing. The two are matched in two directions and promote mutual growth. However, the role of the 5G tuyere should be calmly viewed not to stimulate the short-term market, but to open up a sustainable market space for smart light poles, although the market speed and scale depend on the deployment of 5G and the progress of business operations. Finally, I have provided suggestions for the market development of smart light pole enterprises in the 5G era.Xiningfei (China) Investment Co., Ltd. zhaga China group technical expert Zhang Yuning made a wonderful report on "Zhaga Standard Industry Application and Standard Adoption Progress"! Zhaga is a technology alliance dedicated to the modularization of LED lamps. The book 18 is about the interconnection and interconnection of smart street lights.Feng Changwu, chief engineer of Shanghai CHZ Lighting Co., Ltd. gave a keynote speech entitled "The Internet of Things empowers traditional lighting and helps the industry to transform and upgrade". Starting from the three new trends of smart lighting, health lighting, dynamic lighting, and on-demand lighting, we shared the application of Changhui lighting dimming technology in smart hotels, underground parking lots, and smart classrooms to quickly realize the construction of intelligent lighting systems and complete intelligent transformation upgrade.Liu Feng, a senior engineer of China Mobile Communications Design Institute Co., Ltd., gave a wonderful report entitled "Analysis of the Possibility of Integrating Communication Base Stations and Lighting". This paper analyzes the application characteristics of communication base stations and the lighting devices, which are promoted by public facilities construction, reasonable application of energy, and new technologies, to better integrate the possibility of co-construction.In the end, it was the interactive session. There was a close discussion and exchange between everyone, and the atmosphere was warm.After a day of arranging a tight and detailed meeting agenda, you have learned a lot! The forum closed successfully with everyone's applause!Read More>>
Basic Ideas For The Outdoor Yard Light
Outdoor lighting takes center stage when homeowners frequently entertain on their patio or deck. Besides entertaining, making a stunning landscape is far easier when great outdoor yard light was involved. Obviously, once homeowners opt to amp up or revamp their outside lighting set-up, first they need to have a plan, so identifying the ideal landscape lighting for space, the elements they'd love to light up, and what lighting choices will create their vision a gorgeous reality. Here is what to know: The Form and Function of the Outdoor Yard Light Most homeowners will want outdoor lighting that accomplishes some combination of the below: Security/Safety Lighting Evidently, a well-lit property discourages unsavory characters from lurking around the house. However, as significant as sufficient lighting is, the positioning and variety of outdoor yard light are particularly crucial. For example, although flood lights are strong illuminators, unlit areas just outside the flood lights' reach offer enough shadowy areas for intruders to hide. A perfect security lighting plan is to select lower lighting choices so that the bright to dim contrast is not as difficult for the eyes to adapt in a couple of significant seconds. Additionally, homeowners may do better with broader lighting coverage compared to fewer regions of lighting brightened by the flood lighting. If homeowners do utilize flood lights and they're ideal for specific programs – install them at least 9 feet high in order that they can not be easily knocked out. Safety lighting might seem like its security cousin, but it actually describes providing lighting around high-risk regions such as pools, stairs, and landscaped tripping hazards like pebbled walkways. Again, homeowners are going to want to prevent high brightness light sources since they can temporarily "blind" people walking around their houses and make them less able to see obscure and detail that the darker areas around the property. Much like security outdoor yard light, low brightness sources are preferable to high brightness options. Homeowners may also wish to illuminate pathways, steps, water features, along with other elements to prevent any harm to individuals in their own property, and adjust landscape lighting on a basis of the age of the occupants in the house and when people who have disabilities to visit frequently. When homeowners have older occupants, by way of instance, greater brightness is an advantage, as long as they remain out of "mild bomb" areas populated with flood lights and other exceptionally bright lights. Task Lighting This sort of outdoor lighting applies to all those areas widely used at nighttime, like patios, decks, basketball or tennis courts. The lighting of those "destinations" depends upon usability and will be decided by how every spot is utilized. For example, wider coverage of sport courts is generally required and much more sharply focused beams could be more preferable to patios and docks. After thinking about the distance and the way it's used, people can pick the most suitable choice. The functionality to control lighting through dimmers and other fade attributes will also allow people to set moods based on use. By way of instance, a lower light setting such as outdoor string lights can encourage a more intimate dinner tone instead of a higher setting for large groups and celebrations. Aesthetic Design Lighting This type of lighting is a lot more subjective than the other two and actually depends upon personal taste as well as the characteristics of homeowners' properties they would like to get illuminated. Maybe people like a sweeping "moonlight" look instead of targeted lighting of trees and water features, or perhaps they like the appearance of twinkle lights affixed to patios and pagodas. No matter what type of outdoor yard light they fancy, there is something for everybody and every taste. Types and Styles Of The Outdoor Yard Light There is a wide range of outdoor lighting options to consider, depending on what look homeowners want: Solar lights The majority of outdoor post lights can be found in solar versions. As people may lready know, rather than using wiring, solar lighting uses a photocell to charge a battery once the sunlight is shining and then illuminates using this energy through the night.Path lights These choices are just as they sound – low lights positioned along sidewalks, drives, and other floor surface areas. Path lights are frequently offered to direct people from one area of their property to another safely. This sort of outdoor yard light also showcases plants, trees, and flowers. Small spotlights and outdoor wall lighting may also be used to highlight architectural highlights such as figurines and columns. Many path lights can be found in solar-powered choices for energy efficiency. Backlights All these lights have been placed behind objects like garden shrubs or figurines to throw silhouettes. Uplights This sort of outdoor lighting is situated at floor level and place to stage up at particular elements in the yard to make focal points. Downlights This type of lighting is put high and directed downward. Downlights frequently simulate natural lighting and are used for security purposes too. Deck/Step lights Employed on decks or porches to light steps, articles, and railings, these choices can also be utilized to cast light on paths. Wall lights This outdoor wall lighting type covers everything from flood lights to front and back door lights. Accent lights This type of lighting is a catchall for lights that add ambiances like torches, underwater lights, pole lights, and string lights. After choosing the desired type of outdoor yard light, which will probably be a mixture of all kinds, people are able to pick from tiered, recessed, sconce, box, or scoop styles. Various methods like spotlighting, silhouetting, and shadowing may also be achieved based on which homeowners wish to light.Read More>>