A Guide on Security Lighting
If you are concerned about keeping your home safe, then one thing that comes to your mind is how to secure the place. Today, there are many ways of doing so. There are a lot of sophisticated alarm systems you can install in your home, but one of the simplest ones and less costly is a security lighting system.
There are people who are not comfortable with lighting security systems because of the energy it requires and sometimes you are not able to sleep with the brightness. What is great about modern lighting security systems is that it is energy efficiency since it is only when it senses someone approaching the house that it lights up. The way these lights operate is through the help of sensors which are of two kinds, the infrared and microwave.
When you install infrared lighting security, the light is triggered on when warm objects such as a person or a car is sensed. The microwave sensor sends out high frequency radio waves which can detect anyone within their range as the energy breaks the radio waves. So, once the radio wave is broken, the light is turned on.
The good thing is that the lights will not be turned on very long because after some time, for both sensors, the lights will then turn off. The sudden turning on of the lights will surely scare intruders and since it will turn off then it will save you energy. These …