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Energy Savings Controls for Outdoor Lighting

How can a photocell be used to control outside lights? Control Different Types of Outdoor Security Lighting so they Come On Automatically and Save Money on Your Electric Bill.

Control Outdoor Security Lights and Save Energy
Electrical Question: How can a photocell be used to control outside lights?

This electrical wiring question came from: Don, a Homeowner from San Diego, California.

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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Don.

How to to Control Outdoor Security Lighting

The following explains how to control different types of outdoor security lighting so they come on automatically which may save money on an electric bill.

How to Control Outdoor Lighting

Photocell Electrical Load Rating

Controlling Lighting in Parking Areas

More about Outdoor Lighting

Security Lights and Motion Detector Wiring
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Installing Motion Detector and Security Light Fixtures

Installing motion detector lighting fixtures provide security and energy savings and they can easily replace an existing exterior wall fixture.

All About Electrical Relays
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Understanding Electrical Relays

The use of relays that are sometimes needed to control special device loads such as Air Conditioners and other high demand equipment from starting at the same time.

Lighting for the Home
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Planning and Installing Home Lighting

Home lighting articles covering recessed lighting, under cabinet lighting, lighting terminology and more.


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Complete Guide to Home Electrical Wiring

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Wiring GFCI Outlets
Wiring Home Electric Circuits
120 Volt and 240 Volt Outlet Circuits
Wiring Light Switches
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Electric Range
Wiring 3-Wire and 4-Wire Dryer Cord and Dryer Outlet
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Be Careful and Be Safe - Never Work on Energized Circuits!
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