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250W Metal Halide Equal | LED Parking Lot Lights


Types of Light Distribution for Area Lights

Area lights are available with different light distributions so that you can select the fixture that will best direct the light where you want it to go. When lighting a street or sidewalk, you want most of the light on the path. Alternatively, in a parking lot setting, you would want a much wider light distribution, allowing both cars and aisles to be well lit. This can help pedestrians feel safer getting back to their cars and reduce incidents in your parking lot.

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Type II: A distribution with a lateral width of 25 degrees. Typically installed on the side of smaller side streets, jogging paths, or entrance roadways.

area light type 3

Type III: Similar to type II with light projecting out further at 40 degrees. Designed for general parking areas and roadways.

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Type V: A circular distribution with the same light intensity at all angles. Meant for large open areas where evenly distributed light is needed, such as intersections and large parking lots.