Having shop lights installed that you can count on are a must-have in workshops, garages, warehouses or storage facilities. These spaces have traditionally been outfitted with fluorescent fixtures. Besides being inefficient, the light provided from these lamps is dim with inconsistencies in color. Overtime, the fixture's ballast begins to make a buzzing sound with the flickering of lamps. Reduce your energy consumption and make your lighting system more efficient by upgrading to LED shop lights.
The selection of LED shop lights we have available at Stars and Stripes Lighting are an environmentally friendly and budget-conscious solution to replacing outdated incandescent or HID light fixtures. Commercial strips and T8 strips are available with energy-efficient LED technology. LED commercial strips come to full brightness instantly, requiring no warm up time like traditional fixtures. Many have up-to a 10 year manufacturer's warranty, giving you a peace of mind of not having to constantly maintain them. Commercial LED shop light fixtures are very flexible with their installation capabilities, they can either be surface mounted or suspended with either chain or aircraft cable hangers. Providing up to 100,000 hours of lamp life, these fixtures provide beam angles of 110 or 120 degrees. Our damp location listed strip fixtures are suitable for use in both interior or exterior locations.
Replace your 32-watt fluorescent strip lighting with a more efficient 20-watt LED strip fixture. If you have a 65-watt incandescent, update it to a 40-watt LED. These are two examples of how much you can reduce your energy consumption.
Dedicated LED fixtures use diodes for their light output, so there is no bulbs or lamps. Generally these lights will produce more light with higher lumen packages available with an assortment of color temperatures and color tones. They typically have a longer lifespan with some lasting over 100,000-hours of operation. and are powered by a driver for the LEDs. These fixtures are designed to produce a certain color with excellent consistency. They allow you to enjoy extended energy-savings for years to come, without the worry of having to maintenance them.
Then there is LED ready fixtures, also known as LED Ready T8 strip fixtures. These come with no ballast and pre-wired for use in 120-277V applications. They come outfitted with non-shunted sockets and are ready for LED T8 lamps. We have a great selection of these T8 strip fixtures from TechBrite. They come in a variety of lengths that include 24-inches, 48-inches, and 96-inches. If you decide to go this route instead, you will have the freedom to use which T8 lamp you want with the color temperature that best suits your needs. It will help give you the feel of a customized lighting system, with your design input. They are great for use in workshop, garage, storage, basement, and warehouse applications.
Making sure that you have energy-efficient and consistent lighting in your workspace where people will be working with their hands performing detail-oriented tasks is crucial. At Stars and Stripes Lighting, we can help provide you with a lighting layout that will help suit the lighting needs of your garage or shop. If you need additional help or have further questions, contact one of our lighting experts at 1-800-357-6860.