Impact of UV and Heat on Pico-Powered Lights

Lighting Global has published Technical Note Issue 15: “Protection from the Elements Part IV: Radiation Exposure.”
The article concludes our four part series examining the environmental durability of pico-powered lighting products. It describes the effects of sunlight exposure on plastic housings and wiring of pico-powered lighting products and includes information on ultraviolet (UV) light damage and daily heat cycling.
Other Notes in the “Protection from the Elements” series examine water ingress, drip loops, and corrosion. Lighting Global remains committed to addressing relevant consumer and industry concerns. Topics may be suggested at any time by emailing