What to consider when installing LED lighting for basketball and netball courts
The Australian standards set different minimum lighting level depending on the level of play. The chart below shows what lux and uniformity levels you need to achieve for each competition level.
Yes, if the replacement lights use less energy than the current lights. Many netball and basketball associations will be able to get a subsidy while achieving a higher lux level.
Sometimes poles need to be replaced due to age and condition. However, our sports lights are also designed to be retrofit and often the existing poles can be used with or without bespoke brackets. This means that the cost of your lighting project will be significantly reduced.
We have a range of lights for indoor stadiums, including a high CRI highbay and a sports light with asymmetric lighting distribution for reduce glare.
Basketball & Netball lighting standards
Level of play
Average horizontal maintained illuminance (Eh)
Minimum horizontal uniformity
Maximum glare rating (GR)
Minimum colour rendering index (R)
(E hmin /Ehmax) hmax (U2)
Recreation or training, and low-level local competition
Mid-level local and regional competition, high level training
International and national competition and large spectator galleries
Our basketball and netball lights
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We have a range of lights for courts, whether your sport is played inside or outside. This includes the Caravel Series, Rippon Series and Apollo high CRI.
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