Contractors are choosing LED bulbs – and moving away from metal halide lights – more quickly than anticipated, say manufacturers of light towers. The result is brighter nighttime jobsites with more even light coverage. 

And now, manufacturers are developing more efficient floodlights, by combining them with new energy systems such as lithium batteries. Atlas Copco, for example, is developing an energy-efficient, lithium-battery-powered light tower.

LED lights continue to grow in popularity because they offer about 50,000 hours of service life. Engineered with instant-on/off capability, the lights come on at full brightness almost instantly and can be turned off quickly, cooling immediately. 

For example, Doosan Portable Power’s new compact LCV light towers use LED lights, says Todd Howe, product manager for lights and generators. Click here to continue reading…

 

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