LED High Bay Lighting
How to Select
How to select LED High Bay Lighting
High bay lighting fixtures are the perfect option to be installed in garages, storage buildings, warehouses, sport centers and other similar places. Westside Wholesale has prepared the following guide to help you know what factors of such lighting fixtures to consider in order to select the best option for your home.
The first thing to do when selecting a high bay light is to calculate its operation cost and specify your budget. After the budget is specified, you will know the price range of your future lighting fixtures and you can focus on the most suitable options, only.
The design of a high bay light fixture is also an important factor to consider, especially when you are planning on using it as a main lighting source. The types of LED fixtures that exist today are presented with pendant or linear design options. Linear designs are standard fixtures that are compatible with most buildings, while pendant designs may require some additional space during installation.
Pay closer attention to the size and especially the weight of an LED high bay lamp. Most devices are very heavy and do require special equipment to support them from above. To know if you will be able to install a fixture that you have selected, find out what the type of your ceiling is and if it complies with the installation requirements.
Now that the main factors of an LED high bay light are taken into consideration, you might still have some questions that you need answered in regards to their operation. We will try to clarify some of the details for you.
What are the benefits of installing LED high bay lights?
The most important benefits of any LED fixture are their low environmental impact and low energy consumption level. In the long run, LED light bulbs cost 50-60% less than any conventional type of bulb. Other benefit of LED high bay lamp is that it offers instant light and can stay lit for a while after the switch has been turned off. This makes the LED high bay lighting fixtures the perfect devices to install in areas with often power outages.
What are the installation requirements of LED high bay lighting fixtures?
Unlike most lighting devices, high bay lighting requires a bit more work and mounting accessories to secure them on the ceiling. As a rule, such devices provide better lighting features when installed at a 15 feet height but buildings with unusual design and layout may have other requirements.
What is the color tone of a LED high bay lamp?
The color of light that such feature offers depends on your preferences and the type of light bulb that is installed in it.