Here are some of the qualities you need to look out for when choosing street lights:
Protection of Power SupplyUnlike other lighting systems, street lights are often exposed to harsh environmental conditions such as heavy rains, strong winds, extreme heat, and sometimes even lightning. Hence, it is important to make sure that the lamps and power sources are able to withstand such conditions without sustaining damage. Good quality roadway lighting must have the following:
- Circuit breaker at the bottom of the pole to isolated the power supply.
- A power shut-off switch inside the luminaire.
- Surge protection