Low-voltage outdoor lighting usually means halogen lights. Low-voltage halogen lighting is more often than not, a good choice:
Low voltage offers safety benefits over line voltage.
Low-voltage lights are affordably.
Well-designed low-voltage systems will almost always use considerably less energy than standard line voltage.
Halogen bulbs offer an appealing light that portrays surroundings in their true colors.
Halogen bulbs offer the directional capabilities and brightness needed.
Halogen bulbs provide a reasonably long bulb life.
LED outdoor lighting produces exceptional results and energy savings
While there are still many older-technology fixtures on the market, recent advances have made LED installations a good alternative for outdoor lighting applications. The new advanced fixtures make LEDs a very attractive option for those willing to make the additional investment for the fixtures.
LEDs’ low voltage offers safety benefits over line voltage.
LEDs’ installation costs are affordable (though, fixture costs are initially higher).
LEDs consume only a fourth of the energy of other lighting options.
The new LEDs offer an attractive light that portrays surroundings in their true colors.
The new LEDs offer the directional capabilities and brightness needed.
The new LEDs have an exceptionally long bulb life.
t’s important to note that while there is every reason to believe our advanced LED lights will last 10 or more years under normal use, they haven’t been around long enough to prove this. Fortunately, the advanced LED fixtures Outdoor Lighting Perspectives of Lake Oconee uses offer a unique, patent-pending advance: the LED’s electronics are separated from the LED. This reduces heat and increase “bulb” life. It also allows LED “bulbs” to be replaced without replacing the entire fixture. Most other fixtures on the market have an integral LED, requiring the entire fixture to be changed out rather than just the “bulb.”