Light Trespass Regulations – Can They Cross the Line?

Light Trespass Regulations – Can They Cross the Line?

Light Trespass from the Ground Up You are looking to add light to a client’s outdoor basketball court or riding arena and are worried about spilling light onto a nearby neighbor’s property. Or, perhaps you are responsible for illuminating a parking lot and are...
Why Do Vertical and Horizontal Illuminances Matter?

Why Do Vertical and Horizontal Illuminances Matter?

Depending on the type and level of play of your specific application, the required light intensity measurement will differ. Illuminance, also known as incident light or brightness, refers to the amount of light that hits a surface. The only way to be sure that proper...
How Wind & EPA Affect Flood & Area Light Pole Selection

How Wind & EPA Affect Flood & Area Light Pole Selection

If it is time to purchase new flood or area lighting to illuminate a large outdoor area such as a sports court, commercial driveway, warehouse, street, or stadium, the project will likely require the selection and installation of new light poles. But how do you make...
How to Install Motion Sensor Light – Installation Guide

How to Install Motion Sensor Light – Installation Guide

  A motion sensor is a tool used to detect movement. The device contains an electronic sensor that is triggered by motion, typically used to alert presence of a moving object within a specific field of view. Motion sensors are often used for security applications,...
Bolt-Down Pole Installation, Guidelines, & Requirements

Bolt-Down Pole Installation, Guidelines, & Requirements

Access Fixtures bolt-down poles can be used for a number of applications including sports courts and arena lighting. Pole assemblies must be designed and installed by taking extra precautions to ensure their structural integrity is suitable for the wind conditions in...
Rodeo Arena Lighting: Safe, Efficient Lighting Solution

Rodeo Arena Lighting: Safe, Efficient Lighting Solution

 Lighting for rodeo arenas is advancing and becoming more complex every day. Ensuring your rodeo is appropriately lit is important for the safety of both the public and the animals, too. Safety, aesthetics, and electricity costs are just three reasons why you must put...
Mounting Sports Lights or Area Lights for Basketball, Tennis, and Other Sports on Wood Poles Is Easy with the Correct Mounting Brackets and Installation Methods

Mounting Sports Lights or Area Lights for Basketball, Tennis, and Other Sports on Wood Poles Is Easy with the Correct Mounting Brackets and Installation Methods

A California Landscape Architect Needed Help Mounting His Sports Lights on Six Existing Wooden Poles for Tennis Court Lighting Access Fixtures fields lighting inquiries and questions from architects, electrical contractors, general contractors, and property managers...
10 Breakout Lighting Products for 2015

10 Breakout Lighting Products for 2015

Lighting technology is constantly advancing with new groundbreaking products released each year. Access Fixtures lighting specialists compiled a list of the top breakout products for 2015 that they predict will be the most useful by property managers, electrical...