LED Pole Lights
LED Pole lights provide an effective way to light up walking paths and outdoor spaces by providing a large area with ease. They are pole mounted lights found in parking lots and large outdoor areas and direct all their light downward. They have a simple, pole top mounting system and by design, they are dark sky compliant.
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Frequently Asked Questions
We spoke to new customers and asked them their biggest questions relating to LED pole lights. Can’t find an answer below? Call us at (888) 423-3191 and a lighting expert will support you in this process.
What Are the Benefits of Using LED Pole Lights?
LED Pole lights are a special type of lighting that sits on top of a pole and shines lights downwards. They are usually mounted on lower poles of around 10 to 16 feet in height. They can provide bright and high quality lighting to pathways and building perimeters. You’ll also seem them around swimming pools and pedestrian areas in commercial settings.
What Are the Best Types of LED Pole Lights to Use?
LED pole lights provide high quality, bright light that’s more energy efficient than metal halide. They provide years of maintenance-free lighting. You can expect lifespans exceeding 10+ years under normal conditions.
Where Should You Use a Pole Light?
You can replace HID / MH / HPS pole lights with LED Pole Lights 1 for 1. These lights are great for lighting pedestrian pathways, corridors, parks and outdoor playgrounds. They work well in areas close to building perimeters. You can see LED pole lights installed around commercial buildings and school campuses.
BEFORE YOU BUY
How Much Electricity Does a LED Pole Light Use?
You can expect a LED pole light fixture to save between 50% to 80% over a metal halide. So, if your existing light is a 400 Watt fixture, you should be able to replace it with a 100 Watt to 150 Watt LED fixture.
What to Look for When Buying Pole Lights?
You want to find the pole light that matches your needs and lighting requirements. Start by first creating a lighting plan, which we can do for you. We can add our lights to your existing pole locations or suggest new locations.
Make sure you’re working with a reputable company that provides quality lighting. That same company should be there for after sale support. This helps if you need installation support or need to make a warranty claim.
If you want your lights to work with a photocell, make sure it includes a nema socket. If you want your lights to work with a motion sensor, make sure that the driver in the pole light is dimmable.
What Lumens Do I Need for Exterior Pole Lighting?
That depends on your lighting requirements. Start by letting us know the light level you need or the foot candle requirements you need to achieve. We can find the right lighting to meet your requirements.
How Does a LED Pole Light Sensor Work?
If you are going to use a motion sensor, make sure the LED Pole Light has a dimmable driver. When motion’s detected, the light will go to full power. After a specified period of time, when movement is no longer detected, the light will dim down.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
What Are the Standard Pole Lights at a Public Pool?
It would be hard to say one light is a standard over another. We have worked with many municipalities and pool owners. We have done many lighting plans for them finding the perfect pole lighting solution. What works for one customer may not be the best solution for your facility. That’s why we recommend a lighting plan.
How Many Watts for an Outdoor Pole Light?
Do You Have Retrofit Kits for an 250 Watt to 1000 Watt Pole Lights?
Yes, we do. We have a full series of retrofit kits. They’re designed to replace the lighting components inside the fixture.
Are All Your Fixtures Bronze? Do You Have Any Other Color Fixtures?
Most of our fixtures are dark bronze in color. Other color options may be available and are fixture specific. Please contact us if there is a specific color option you would like.
How Many Pole Light Fixtures Do I Need?
We recommend you to create a lighting plan. Start with your outdoor area layout and your requirements for foot candles. We can put together a free plan. It will provide you with a report showing how well the area will look under the lights. It will also give you the number of fixtures you will need.
How do you Install LED Pole Lights?
The fixture sits on top of the pole. You need to make sure the fixture pole mount size and the tenon on the top of your pole are compatible. Or you’ll need an adapter. The installation process is simple for a qualified electrician.
How to Wire Pole Lights?
It’s easy and straightforward. There are only three wires that you need to connect – line, neutral and ground.