FAQ Commercial Solar Lighting

What do I need to replace on my solar light?

Typically you need to replace your battery every 3-4 years depending on your climate location. The colder the climate, the more frequent you need to replace your batteries.

How do solar flood lights turn on at night automatically?

There are three main ways that our solar flood lights activate at night, without you turning them on manually:Photo Eye: a photo eye is a small component that senses light. During the day, enough light from the sun hits the photo eye to keep your solar flood light off. However, when the sun goes down, the photo eye senses the darkness and turns the flood light on automatically. Voltage Sensor: a sensor built into the light circuit reads the voltage being...

Where are our Genlights manufactured?

Our Genlights are manufactured overseas.  Right now 80% of solar products are manufactured overseas, making it more difficult to  acquire domestic products.

How does the motion sensor on this solar flood light work?

The motion sensor senses infrared motion (not trees or other objects which do not give off heat). The unit will sense motion up to about 30 ft away.

What terminology is used when discussing flood light bulbs?

The most common technical terms used when discussing solar flood lights and other outdoor flood lighting are:Wattage: The amount of electricity consumed by a light source Lumens: The amount of light that a light source produces Efficacy: Lumens per watt Footcandles: The amount of light reaching a subject

Where are our commercial and broken cells manufactured?

Our commercial and broken cells are manufactured overseas. Right now 80% of solar products are manufactured overseas, making it more difficult to acquire domestic products.