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Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
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Any suggestions for solar lighting of tunnel and shed please?
« on: November 27, 2020, 12:07:22 am »
The winter nights have made us see that we really do need to have lights in our polytunnel (21' x 42') and garden shed (about 10'x12') for doing stuff at night - the whole tunnel would not need to be lit, just the section being worked on).  Does anyone have any suggestions for off-the-peg solar systems, which give a good light, for either please.  We do have an electric cable layed for some outbuildings, but for the tunnel and shed use would be intermittent so no point going to the expense of laying another power cable.
« Last Edit: November 27, 2020, 12:10:24 am by Fleecewife »
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Kiran

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Re: Any suggestions for solar lighting of tunnel and shed please?
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2020, 12:17:46 am »
We've had reasonable success with solar LED flood lights, I think they came from LED hut. Anything else solar that we have tried that is solar doesnt really have enough power to provide anything more than enough light to see a path and certainly not enough to work by.

Fleecewife

  • Joined May 2010
  • South Lanarkshire
    • ScotHebs
Re: Any suggestions for solar lighting of tunnel and shed please?
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2020, 01:07:53 am »
Thanks Kiran.  We saw LED floodlights on screwfix but thought they might be too bright, so your info is useful.  Will look at them again for the tunnel.  :idea: ;D
"Let's not talk about what we can do, but do what we can"

There is NO planet B - what are YOU doing to save our home?

Do something today that your future self will thank you for - plant a tree

 Love your soil - it's the lifeblood of your land.

 

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