When lighting outdoors the aim is to find the correct light for the purpose.
Downward pointing lights are perfect to light the space below them whilst avoiding lighting the sky above. If you care about avoiding light pollution and wish to limit the effects you lights have of neighbours and nocturnal creatures opt for downward pointing lights.
Down Lights in warm colour temperatures such as warm white are best for night time lighting externally to the home as they colour of a warm led light is better for nocturnal animals, such as bats.
It sometimes feels tricky to strike the right balance between getting light right for the planet, animals and that we humans require. For that reason we’ve hand picked lights to be less obtrusive to neighbours and animals whilst providing adequate light for safety but not too much that is causes light spill into the night sky.
Browse the best lights for avoiding light pollution and disturbance to bats. Down facing exterior lights in both modern and traditional styles foe every type of house.