Urban Solar Launches Solar Inset Pathway Marker for Wayfinding
The Inset Pathway Marker (IPM) by Urban Solar is a fully self-contained solar pathway marker that allows for safe use of
pedestrian and multi-use pathways between dusk and dawn.
The standalone design means that no trenching or cabling is required. For projects where either solar or grid-tied area lighting may be cost prohibitive, the IPM offers a cost-effective and reliable means of providing wayfinding to enhance user safety.
The IPM sits flush with a concrete pathway surface, allowing for trip-free use by pedestrians, skateboards, bicycles, and other pathway users.
Each IPM is manufactured from virtually-indestructible cast aluminum, with a shatter-resistant polycarbonate cover that stands up to buses, snow-plows and other heavy vehicles. Installation into paved surfaces is simple – a hole and epoxy are all that is needed for long-lasting performance.
The Coachella Valley Association of Governments recently selected the Urban Solar IPM for installation on the 40+ mile Coachella Valley Link. Once complete, CV Link will be the longest paved multi-use pathway in North America. Construction is currently taking place in multiple phases. Urban Solar shade structure lighting systems are also specified for the project.
The Urban Solar IPM includes the following features:
- Long lasting pseudocapacitor energy storage technology
- Ultra Bright model with LiFePO4 battery also available
- Modular construction with replaceable components
- LED color options (up to two per unit): red, orange, green, blue, white, warm white
- Lighting profile: constant, flashing
- Typical visibility: 0.6 miles (1000m)