Lights-Illuminating the path of darkness
Illumination in today’s tech savvy world is the deliberate application of the light which construes the need of the world for a practical effect as well as for a sense of simplicity coupled with
extravagance. With such a need the technology was used in to introduce modular
. Many homes have attractive curb appeal during daytime, including nicely manicured lawns, lush flower gardens and beautiful landscaping. Then, the sun goes down and
all goes dark with it taking away the beauty and the aesthetic feeling of the home, all of the nice features are lost in the shadows of street lights and cars driving by. The piece that is missing here,
to keep the curb appeal and add security to the home all night long, is outdoor lighting.
Such lights are generally used to lighten the pavement area, pool side area, walkways, driveways or the gardens around. With competition around the globe there are finite numbers of industries in
such businesses which not only illumine the darkness around but even enhance the aesthetic beauty of the area creating a status symbol. Artificial lightings are available in several designs and
patterns which include uplighting, downlighting, shadowing so on and so forth.
Such lights with proper design provide not only safety, security, visibility but even reduce light pollution, enhancing the beauty in the homes and in the environment around. Modular lighting
are easily installed resulting in low cost and are custom made with number of designs pleasing to the eyes.
One light may be the cause of different types of pollution. There is wastage of energy, nuisance to adjacent properties. According to the International Dark – Sky Association badly installed artificial
lights can create a deeper contrast of shadows in which criminals may hide. According to the Medical Research such badly designed lights may even cause ill health problems like headache, stress,
fatigue, anxiety etc.
Just as there are two sides to the same coin, every aspect has its own pros and cons. To reduce the harmful effect there are ordinances passed in various countries. Compliance with such ordinances
will create a safer and better home and environment to live in. Beauty of home along with the beauty in the environment helps grow up a society a better place to live in.
There are various precautions listed like use of motion detectors for security matters. Consider the colour rendering index which is a scale which describes the visual effect of light on coloured
surfaces, consumption of energy by such lightings around, proper installation of such lights. Install low voltage lighting this will keep the electric bills within the pockets limit.