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Outdoor lighting is often used for security purposes, to illuminate the presence of unauthorized persons. To avoid the use of energy to light areas unnecessarily, it is likely advantageous to use motion detectors to turn on lights only when there is movement.
What You Need to Do
Step 1Install motion-detectors or replace existing lighting with motion-controlled lighting units.
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