Street light selection color temperature

Sep. 26, 2020

LED street light color temperature selection tips


LED street light refers to the street lamp made by LED lamp. It has the advantages of high efficiency, safety, energy saving, environmental protection, long life, fast response and high color rendering index. It is of great significance to urban energy-saving lighting.


In recent years, the use rate of led street lamps has become higher and higher, but according to relevant statements, if the light source of led street lamps is too white and too bright, a large amount of blue light will be released, which is harmful to the human body. In such an environment, the driver who drives the car will have an accident due to glare.


It even affects the sleep cycle.


According to relevant sources, LED lighting for night lighting, especially LED street lamps for road lighting, should have a color temperature of less than 3000K. So why is this?

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Color temperature refers to a physical quantity used in illumination optics to define the color of a light source. In general, the higher the color temperature, the brighter and brighter the light from the luminaire, the higher the blue light content, the more glare that will affect the driver's line of sight, and the traffic accident.


If the color temperature of the light source is different, the light color is different. The light source with color temperature below 3300K has a warm feeling; the light source with color temperature above 5000K is a cold feeling; the color temperature between 3000-5000K is a refreshing feeling.

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According to relevant sources, Blu-ray has a great harm to the human body compared with other lights, which may make people's sleep time shorter, sleep quality worse, mentally poor, etc., so we should avoid under blue light. 


In short, for every kind of luminaire, whether it is indoor lighting or outdoor lighting, we must be based on health and safety, so that our life can become better and more convenient!Of course, no matter which streetlight you choose, you need to adapt to the environment and make a choice.


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