Changing the perception of safety within a car park setting is an important part of the process of managing a car park. There are many different things you can do to help make a car park safer for customers and employees, especially when you consider how dark and empty a parking lot can become after dark. Utilising the latest in solar LED access point lighting, standalone solar compound light systems and other types of solar site lighting will help you completely change the tone of a car park, immediately making it safer for everyone.
The balance for those who manage a car park is between providing a safer car parking space that is welcoming to visitors, but not increasing the energy costs and maintenance costs associated with such improvement. With LED site lighting this can be achieved.
Appropriate lighting has officially been a marker of a good car park for the last couple of decades. It shows that the site is managed with care and consideration, with safety paramount at all times. This should always be the case of course, but it hasn’t always been the way.
A car park after dark can be an intimidating place, dark hidden corners at every turn, empty spaces stretching out before you. If you are alone walking to your car at night, whether as a late-night shopper in a shopping centre or an employee in a private car park, it can be daunting to head to your car when there is only the dull, flickering artificial light to show you the way safely.
The improvement in technology within the world of site lighting has been phenomenal in recent times. LED site lighting for your car park will make a massive difference if you have previously been reliant on outdated fluorescent lighting. These types of light are sharp and bright without wide coverage and cost a lot more in the long-term due to the necessity to change them regularly.
LED site lighting for car parks provide great coverage of an area and is much more energy efficient than traditional lighting seen in car parks. There is no longer the need to replace your lights so often, helping to lower costs and the carbon footprint of the building. On top of this good site lighting protects your business, it protects your customers, looks great and adds to the level of professionalism that users of the car park will perceive.
As you can see, there are many benefits to good car park lighting. Although safety must always be the priority in spaces that have historically been dark or dimly lit, and car parks provide cover for potential criminals to loiter, there are other factors to consider too. The customer experience is high amongst this, site lighting provides clear direction in and out of car parks, highlights the car parking spaces to allow for cleaner entry and exit, and safe parking within the lines, as well as solar LED lighting that provides a clear exit on foot and emergency exits.