Access Fixtures has been testing the new LEDnovations EnhanceLite light emitting diode (LED) 180 degree directional lamp as an LED light engine in bollards. The outcome is truly astounding. Using our best selling Bollard Lights with a reflector, the efficiency of one a 6.1 watt light engine compared equally with a the light output against a 100W equivalent compact florescent lamp (CFL). The break through in efficiency is achieved by the light engine generating over 100 lumens per watt and focusing all the light in one direction versus a CFL or incandescent lamp that blows light everywhere. Click to see this bollard.
“LED lamps achieve equivalent performance by focusing the light directly at the bollard’s reflector, as opposed to CFLs and incandescent lamps that disperse light in all directions.” explains Access Fixtures senior lighting specialist Steve Rothschild. “Now LED Bollards can equal CFL brightness while using 73% less energy or only 6.1 watts. Additionally, the LED will operate for 50,000 hours reducing maintenance.”
Access Fixtures LED bollard lights using the LEDnovation directional light engine is reducing energy use by 73-95% and maintenance costs too. On a photopic basis, the LED Bollard light generates over 90 %of the light that the CFL can emit. On a scotopic basis, the LED is equivalent or better. LEDnovation LED lamps and light engines are made in the USA. For clients that require higher light output levels from their bollard lights, Access Fixtures continues to offer bollard lights with Xicato light engines and Philips Advance Xitanium drivers.