Stonco Solar Lighting

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Stonco is uniting the high efficiency of LED lighting fixtures with renewable solar panel power systems. Combining these two remarkable technologies reduces installation cost and provides free lighting for the life of the system. Stonco’s solar powered LED
fixtures make it affordable to install fixtures where an electrical supply is not readily available or too costly to connect. Outdoor LED luminaires enhance site appearance and improve pedestrian safety.

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Stonco Solar Lighting

  1. 1. The Absolute in Green Lighting Solutions Stonco Solar 101
  2. 2. Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions How Does Solar Work? A Basic Solar Lighting System
  3. 3. It’s All About the Sun  The sun provides energy source to the solar panel  Solar panels convert the sun’s energy into electricity  Battery is charged during the day by direct-current (DC) from the solar panel  A light source is powered by the battery each night  The controller/driver charges the battery and avoids overcharging  The controller/driver detects dusk and dawn, switch the light on or off as needed How Does Solar Work? Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  4. 4. A Stonco Solarized Lighting System Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  5. 5.  Crystalline silicon: poly or mono  Anodized aluminum frame  Tempered glass is anti-reflective and impact resistant  13% efficiency  Nominal panel voltage (17.6 VDC & 35.2 VDC)  Junction box for easy electrical connections  Three main sizes (80W, 100W and 125W) Photovoltaic (PV) Array Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  6. 6. Reliable extended battery life - Nightly discharge is 20% with 5 day back-up - Provides between 1400 and 1700 cycles (3-5 years) - Lifetime is dependent of depth of discharge Maintenance-Free Construction - Valve regulated lead acid sealed battery - Resistant to damage from vibration - Eliminates risk of acid leaks - 100% recyclable Batteries Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  7. 7. Solarized Charge Controller/Driver Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Designed to regulate power to and from the battery - Regulates the battery charge - Prevents the battery from over-charging - Manages the rate of charge within acceptable range Manages the power coming from the battery to the light - Controls when light comes on and goes off - Prevents the battery from running below safe levels
  8. 8.  LEDs use constant current drivers  Drivers work like ballasts  Solarize LED drivers are designed to last as long as the LEDs Features  No electrolytic capacitors  All digital design  Microcontroller controlled  Control of power to the lights to conserve battery  High efficacy design Charge Controllers / Drivers Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  9. 9.  MCL Medium Cutoff Roadway Luminaire  SSM Architectural Area Luminaire  60, 40 and 30 watt LED options Stonco High-Performance LED Fixtures Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions MCL SSM
  10. 10. Light Source  Super long life  Digital no filament or glass to break  No gasses Environmentally Friendly  No lead  No mercury  All LEDs are not the same Philips LED Technology Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  11. 11.  Round tapered steel construction  Choice of direct burial or anchor base mounting  Effective Projected Area (EPA)  Designed for system weight  Rated for 100 mph wind zones  ASCE wind exposures  Pole tenon top bracket adapter  Designed for local codes Poles Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  12. 12. Customizing a Solar-Powered Light System for Your Application  One size does not fit all  Geographic location is critical  Operating mode must be determined  Stonco lighting experience a must  The Devil is in the details System Sizing Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  13. 13. The Stonco “Solarize” Approach Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Use the worst case to set your panel & battery size  Longest night (longest operation) & shortest day (lowest insolation) occur in January in the Northern Hemisphere  The system must operate through several weeks of these conditions  The balance of the year there is plenty of overhead Design it right and build it right leads to happy customers  Works every night  Safety factors are used for safety, not standard operation  Will survive long nights in winter Allow for depreciation  Solar panels lose some efficacy over time  Panels depreciate approximately 10% in 10 years
  14. 14. Solar Lighting Glossary Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Depth of Discharge: What % of the total battery energy the system consumes per night Amp Hours (Ah): Maximum amount of stored energy in a battery Operating Mode: How the light is delivered (Dusk to Dawn, Split Night, Split Night with Dimming) Effective Running Time (ERT): Number of hours the light is on at night Depth of Discharge: What % of the total battery energy the system consumes per night Amp Hours (Ah): Maximum amount of stored energy in a battery Operating Mode: How the light is delivered (Dusk to Dawn, Split Night, Split Night with Dimming) Effective Running Time (ERT): Number of hours the light is on at night
  15. 15. Solar Lighting Glossary Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Insolation: Intensity of average daily sunlight in an area –in sun hours NREL & NASA Data Sets: National Renewable Energy Laboratory and National Aeronautics & Space Administration collect and update data sets on insolation and weather data at a location Watts (W): Measurement of electrical power Backup: Number of nights the system will run with no solar charging
  16. 16. How to Select a Good Project  Not difficult to understand  Use practical sense in determining project type and size  Determine system components using project zip code  Target area free of light obstructions Selecting a Site Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  17. 17. Determine What is Workable  Complete a site survey  Determine what is to be illuminated  Can the customer afford a solar lighting system  Is there ample sunlight during the day  Qualify wind velocities Selecting a Site Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  18. 18. Project Viability and Qualification – Common Sense Requirements  Sun availability  Clear southern exposure  Be aware of heavily shaded areas  Be aware of ambient light sources Light Level Requirements  Does a minimum light level need to be met  Evaluate system operating times  Operating light levels  Security lighting requirements Selecting a Site Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  19. 19. Ideal  Clear view of sky  Open space  Direct pole burial Application: Playground Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Marginal  Excessive vegetation  Obstructed view of sky
  20. 20. Ideal  Clear view of sky  Open space  Distant foliage Application: Walking Path Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Marginal  Inconsistent clearance  Possible sunlight obstructions  Can use direct burial pole Not Acceptable  Dense vegetation  Obstructed view of sky
  21. 21. Application: Parking Lot Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Ideal  Clear view of sky  Costly trenching  Potential safety issues Ideal  Clear view of sky  Distant vegetation  Good business type Ideal  Low height desert scrub  Consistently sunny  Few obstructions
  22. 22. Application: Parking Lot Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Marginal  Possible building shadows  Electricity available Not Acceptable  Close to tall buildings  Limited sunlight from building shadows Not Acceptable  Present grid lighting  Not practical for solar
  23. 23. Ideal  Clear view of sky  Open area far from obstruction  Limited access to grid power Application: Recreation Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Marginal  Reasonably good view of sky  Open areas  Possible mountain shadow
  24. 24. Not Acceptable  Clear view of sky, however,  Sports require high light levels Application: Recreation Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Not Acceptable  Very limited view of sky  Too many obstructions
  25. 25. Ideal  Clear view of sky  Remote location  Limited illumination requirements Application: Roadway Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Marginal  Clear view of sky  Higher illumination requirements
  26. 26. Not Acceptable  Clear view of sky  Roadway requirements remain high Application: Roadway Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions Not Acceptable  Never meet federal guidelines of less than $10,000  Roadway requirements remain high
  27. 27. Ideal  Clear view of sky  Remote location  Ideal for path and sign lighting Application: Monument Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions
  28. 28.  Product Development  Evolution of Smart New Lamp & Ballast Technologies  Deliver New Standards in Energy Efficiency, Performance  Environmentally Friendly Lighting Solutions Stonco’s Commitment & Endorsement Stonco Solar 101 Solar-Powered LED Lighting Solutions

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