LED illumination for your padel courts

 

Today we will be focused on the LED illumination for padel, , one solution linked to the manufacture of padel courts. Good illumination on the padel court is a key factor in order to carry out a game with the best conditions. In many cases, it is not take into account this factor, that is why we are consecrating an space of our blog for it.

The collocation of LED floodlights on the padel court is ruled by the normative of the International Federation of Padel. We fulfill strictly this normative to achieve an homogeneous and optimal illumination at the same time.

 

Regulations for the illumination on padel

The specifications for the LED illumination on padel courts which are contained on the regulations would be the following:

  • Artifitial illumination must be uniform, for this reason the LED floodlights for padel courts do not make it difficult for the players, referees or spectators to see.

Following the normative of the European Union (EN 12193) about “Illumination of sporting facilities”, the mínimum levels of illumination are the following:

Minimum levels of illumination (outdoor)

Horizontal illumination E med (lux)

Uniformity E mi / E med

International and nationalcompetitions

500

0.7

Local competitions, training, recreational and educational use

200

0.5

Minimum levels of illumination (indoor)

Horizontal illumination E med (lux)

Uniformity E mi / E med

International and national competitions

750

0.7

Local competitions, training, recreational and educational use

300

0.5

  • In relation to normatives from other countries which are out of the European Union, we must consult their own normatives and regulations of padel illumination.

 

foto con un proyector de Iluminación LED pádel

 

LED illumination must located outside the padel court. In the case that they are on the security zone, the external game will not be allowed. The mínimum height (measuring from the ground to the lower part) of the LED floodlights for the padel courts must have 6 meters.

For new constructions, it is recommended that the mínimum vertical clearance is 8 meters in the case that the floodlights enter the internal area according to the vertical vertical direction of the court walls. Other heights are allowed if its installation is outside the vertical direction of the walls.

For TV broadcast and filming recording it is required a vertical illuminance of 1000 lux mínimum, however this value could be higher depending on the distance from the camera to the object. For more information, it must be consulted the norm cited above.

 

Advantages of installing LED illumination on your padel court

We conclude listing the advantages which are obtained thanks to the use of LED floodlights on your padel court:

  • Reduction of the heat emitted, above all this is beneficial for indoor padel courts. In this way, players will feel less tired and it could be a more hard-fought and exciting game.

  • Switched on at once: taking advantage from the first minute when the game starts. There is no need to wait for the floodlight to heat up for an optimal light.

  • LED illumination gives more light to the game zone but consuming much less electricity. Because of this, it will be achieved a fast recovery of investment and visibility improvement.

  • Energy saving. We use LED floodlights which will help you to reduce your energy costs.

  • We fulfill the regulation, as we have already showed, our manufacture and all the elements which affect the installation of our padel courts fulfil the normative of the International Federation of Padel.

If you want LED illumination on your padel court, you can count on us for the installation and maintenance. Our professional team has a great experience in the field and will help you on your decision.