What are PIR motion sensors and how do solar security lights use them?

What are PIR motion sensors?

A PIR motion sensor (PIR stands for “pyroelectric, or passive, infrared”) is a device that detects movement and heat. These devices, also known as solar PIR units or IR sensors, create a grid that is triggered by changes to infrared energy levels. PIR Motion Sensors are More Common Than You Think Solar security systems utilize…

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How Solar Security Lights can Improve Your Home’s Safety

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When planning outdoor lighting solutions for your home, make safety a top priority. You don’t want your family or guests to feel uneasy when they’re walking to and from their car at night. A solar security light provides visibility for people who often trip and stumble over obstacles at night. These fixtures also grant an…

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The Differences Between Solar Panels for Outdoor Lights

Solar Panels

Outdoor solar lighting has been around since the 1980s, but in recent years it has really taken off. Homeowners and property managers are consistently choosing solar lights over electric or gas lighting for three key reasons: Solar lights are eco-friendly, cost-efficient, and easy to install. No electrical wiring is needed, most products last for about…

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Benefits & Advantages of Outdoor Solar Lights

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Purchasing or replacing your outdoor lighting is a major investment. With more choices for outdoor landscaping and exterior lighting on the market, it is important for consumers to know what all their options are. Outdoor solar lighting offers all the same benefits as gas and electric lighting, plus some.  Learn more about the advantages of…

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