Frequent question: How many lumens is a street light?

How bright should a street light be?

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), a group whose purpose is to protect the night sky, recommends that LED street lights have a CCT of 3000K or less. These street lights will have a warm white glow that is safer for people and wildlife. The CCT of daylight is right around 6500K, which appears pretty blue.

How many lumens do you need for parking lot lights?

If you want the light to cover 15 to 20 feet it is best to look for 16000 to 20000 lumens. On the other hand, if you want to cover 20 to 30 feet, 40,000 lumen light is an ideal choice. It is good to have cross over lighting.

How Far Will 6000 lumens shine?

Super Bright Heavy Duty Hand Held flashlight – the super ultra brightest 6000 lumen (maximum) CREE 2 LED bulb produces a bright focused beam with a lighting distance range of more than 2600 ft / 800 m.

Can street lights be too bright?

When street lights are too bright they can cause light pollution, something that delays the maturity of crops, aggravates astronomers, and disorients wildlife like sea turtle hatchlings, which can wander inland instead of toward the sea, where they end up dying after being run over by cars or eaten by predators.

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