Since soccer field lighting is often mounted on a high pole, replacing bulbs is a time consuming and labor-intensive process. Thus, lighting that lasts a long time and is resistant to impact, weather, and dust-related damage is important. AEON LED Luminaires for Soccer Field Lighting AEON LED Luminaires feature the right technology to adequately light soccer fields.
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How Many Lumens to Light a Soccer Field? A standard metal halide floodlight for soccer is generally 2000W with a brightness of about 200K lumens. This means that for each watt, this MH bulb can offer a brightness of 100 lumens. For any lighting needs, it is always recommended to consult with an expert electrician.
Simply put, a lumen is the amount of light that radiates from a lighting device such as an LED football field light. The amount of light that reaches the desired surface is called a foot candle. This is an essential consideration as you will want to know how many lumens you need to achieve a foot-candle, or in simplified terms how much light do you want to reach a specified point.
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The European norm for a soccer field foresees a grid of around 21x13 points, whereas the French football federation foresees one of 5x5 points. Maintenance factor (maintenance light level): You’ll need to include this factor in your lighting calculation to compensate for light depreciation.
Football field lighting standards and regulations have become more demanding over time, especially, since LED technology has drawn a lot of attention, as the way of the future for lighting up stadiums and arenas. In 2018, the event that attracted the most attention of the international public was 2018 FIFA World Cup from 14th June to 15th July.
A typical high school soccer field has a lighting requirement of about 300-400Lux. LED has a better efficiency , this means that the stadium requires about 35,000W LED lamps for adequate lighting for both the audience area and turf.