If you are looking to
brighten up your home with natural light from the sun, then the best
and easiest option for you is to purchase solar
tubes, also known as
solar skylights. If you wish to have traditional lights for use in the
dark, but want them to be solar powered then again there are several
options again depending on what you wish to use the light for.
problem with this type of lighting is that all of this type of solar
lighting uses LED lights which produce a harsh, unnatural white or blue
light which many people find unpleasing. This makes them less than
ideal for use in your home as a large light source. However, this
doesn’t mean that there aren’t uses for solar indoor lighting.
type of lighting can be used for celebrations or to create an
atmosphere, and this can easily be achieved with solar
light strings. If you are looking for a light for the
interior of a
shed or garage, then the best option for you is a hanging solar
light. Just make sure to buy one with a detached or separate solar
panel than can be attached by a long cable, so you can position the
solar panel outside in direct sunlight, while the light hangs inside
your shed or garage.
Below we will take a look
at each different option
for solar indoor lighting, and give you an idea on where to start
looking, no matter what type of solar indoor light you are searching
Using Solar Skylights for
Solar Indoor Lighting
If you wish to add more
natural sunlight to your home, then the tubular
skylights sold by Natural Light are the perfect product for you. These
devices are installed directly between the rafters in your roof, and
then use mirrors to reflect and concentrate the sunlight into your
These units are not
extremely cheap, and they must be installed
by a professional, but they can quickly save you money on your energy
bills by adding more natural sunlight into your home. There are also
many added health benefits to receiving more natural light, making
these products well worth the price. For the Natural Lights tubular
skylights, you should expect to pay between $150 and $400 per skylight,
depending on the diameter of the skylight you choose. Overall, they are
well worth the price and can make a huge impact for such a small device.
Solar tubes are also much more
effective at letting light in than traditional
skylights because of the fact that they use mirrors to reflect the
sunlight into your home. This means that they start letting the
sunlight in much earlier than a traditional skylight, and the light
continues to come in for several hours longer as well.
Solar Strong Lights to
Enhance Your Home’s Atmosphere
GudCraft produces one of
the best lines of holiday solar string lights
that can be used either indoors or outdoors to add a special touch. To
use indoors, simply place the solar panel in a window which receives a
lot of sunlight.
You can get a GudCraft 25 foot string of 100 LED lights for
around $30, and they should last for a few years at least.
can be used for parties or celebrations, to just to add a little
special touch to your room. They are perfect for any party, but the
best part about them is that they run entirely off of solar power so
you can celebrate without running up your electric bill.
Solar Indoor Light for
your Shed or Garage
If you are looking for a
solar light to light up the inside of your
garage or shed, then there are many different options for solar shed
lights. There are different hanging and wall mounted solar lights that
can be used indoors.
The only essential key to ensuring that the light
can be used indoors is that it comes with a separate solar panel so you
can ensure the panel receives direct sunlight. The longer the cable
that connects the solar panel to the light is the better, this way you
have the freedom to place the panel wherever it will receive the most
Perhaps the best option is a hanging solar shed light, which
hangs from the ceiling of your building, and the solar panel is placed
directly on the roof and connected via a cable that runs through a
small hole that you drill in the roof of the structure.
This hole can
then be sealed around the cable to ensure that it is watertight and no
rain is allowed to drip on the light. One of the best options
for a hanging solar shed light is the Sunforce
Solar Hanging Light, which comes with a handy remote control so you can
turn the light on and off when you enter and exit the building.
light comes with a high quality 2.5 watt amorphous silicon solar panel,
which generates enough electricity to keep the light on for around
eight hours a day. This light sells for around $50, and is one of the
most versatile and highest quality lights on the market.
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