Why Hire Solar Powered Lighting, Power and Security Solutions Instead of Buying Them?


Post Written by Neil Jones

As the world becomes more conscious of its impact on the environment, businesses – especially within the construction industry – are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and become more sustainable.

One area where this can be achieved is through the use of solar-powered lighting, power, and security solutions.

Why Hire Solar Equipment?

Hiring solar powered equipment is quickly becoming the norm for many industrial businesses as they seek to save money and avoid large capital outlays.

Here are 5 further benefits of hiring solar powered lighting, power, and security solutions, as opposed to buying them outright:

1. Easy Access to Industry Leading Solar Equipment

Technology is continuously evolving and nowadays, any equipment that is bought outright quickly becomes redundant in favour of newer models with improved technology. Solar powered technology solutions are no exception.

By hiring solar solutions, businesses can ensure that they’re always using the latest technology without having to invest in new equipment every few years.

This can be particularly beneficial for businesses that rely heavily on technology, such as those in the security or surveillance industries.

At SmartWatch Solutions, we offer a range of solar powered products for hire, including:

2. Reduced Capital Expenditure

As mentioned, one of the main advantages of hiring solar-powered lighting, power, and security solutions is that it can help businesses save money on their capital expenditure.

Buying and installing solar CCTV systems and power generators can be expensive, especially for SMEs. By hiring these solutions, businesses will avoid upfront costs and pay for the equipment on a monthly basis, which is usually more manageable and affordable.

Hiring equipment also means you only pay for the equipment when it’s needed. Once your project has ended, the equipment is returned and you don’t have to consider maintenance or storage fees.

3. Easily Scalable Solutions

As projects grow and develop, equipment needs can quickly change. By hiring solar-powered solutions, businesses can easily scale their equipment needs up or down as required.

This can be particularly beneficial for businesses that experience seasonal fluctuations (for instance, many construction sites require more lighting equipment in the winter) or those that are planning to expand their operations in the future.

4. Maintenance & Support

When businesses hire solar-powered solutions, they typically receive ongoing maintenance and support from the provider – as is the case here at SmartWatch Solutions.

This means that any issues or faults can be resolved quickly, minimising downtime and ensuring that the equipment is always working as it should. This can be particularly beneficial for businesses that operate in remote or inaccessible locations, where maintenance can be difficult and expensive.

5. Reduced Carbon Footprint

By hiring solar-powered lighting, power, and security solutions, businesses can significantly reduce their carbon footprint.

Solar power is a clean and renewable source of energy and using it can help businesses reduce their reliance on fossil fuels and other non-renewable sources of energy. This can be particularly important for businesses that are looking to enhance their corporate social responsibility and sustainability credentials.

Contact Us

If you’d like to speak to a member of our team about hiring our solar equipment, or have questions about how solar powered construction equipment works, please call us on 0344 576 0221, or email us at info@smartwatchsolutions.co.uk. One of our team will be happy to help!


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