LED Troffers / Retrofits

Information on LED Troffers

A perfect solution for interior locations with drop ceilings that need be well-lit, but also need to be unobtrusive and discreet, LED troffers will ensure your space is bright and vibrant with efficient and long lasting lighting. They provide a low-maintenance, highly efficiency alternative to fluorescents, and have up to 100,000 hours of LED life. We have many attractive recessed LED troffers so you can find the ideal fit for your building. We also offer a wide range of suspended and surface mount accessories for troffers as well.

There are three standard sizes of LED troffer lights available, 1x4, 2x2, and 2x4. Selecting the proper size depends on the size of space and how widespread the light output needs to be for proper illumination. Recessed LED troffer lights are a very popular choice for commercial applications because they deliver efficient, even lighting to large spaces without causing eye strain and fatigue. With uniform light dispersion, ensures every inch of the space is lit up without glare or unwanted shadows.

LED troffers come in several different designs with multiple options to select from to meet the lighting needs each space may have. You can also choose your color temperature, dimmable or non-dimmable, and more from our extensive selection of these LED fixtures. Input voltages range from 120 to 480 volts, so you can find the right fixture that is compatible with your lighting system. With various designs and wattages available, this makes recessed LED troffers a very popular lighting solution in applications such as commercial buildings, offices, schools, hospitals, libraries and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are LED Troffers?

LED troffers are fixtures that are square or rectangular in shape are used to illuminate indoor spaces with areas commonly referred to as drop ceilings, grid ceilings, T-bar ceilings or suspended ceilings. They are typically recessed and lay-in the ceiling grid. However, they can also be surface mounted or suspended with the appropriate hardware. The light output is focused down and out from the fixture.

Where are LED Troffers used?

These fixtures are typically used as a lighting solution in commercial applications such as offices, hospitals, showrooms and retail spaces.

Where are the different types of LED Troffers?

There are essentially two types of LED troffers, troffers with LED tubes or with integrated LED arrays. Both types come in three standard sizes, 1 foot by 4 foot (1x4), 2 foot by 2 foot (2x2) and 2 foot by 4 foot (2x4). The 1x4 and 2x2 sizes are commonly used in narrow or tight spaces, whereas the 2x4 sizes are typically used in large or open floor plans.

LED troffers utilize lenses, diffusers, baskets and louvers to help manage glare and brightness, which helps to create a more visually appealing and well-distributed light output.

  • Diffusers, typically made of acrylic or polycarbonate materials, help spread and soften the light output, helping to reduce the sharpness of shadows.
  • Lenses, typically clear or frosted, help to control the beam pattern making it more direct and focused.
  • Baskets, usually found in the center of a troffer are used to project light upward which then bounces downward towards the floor for more dispersed distribution with less glare while providing a modern and aesthetically pleasing appearance.
  • Parabolic louvers, also commonly referred to as "cells", come in 12, 18, 24 or 32-count configurations for more direct light output. Just like the baskets, they also help provide a modern and up-scale appearance.

What are the benefits of LED Troffers?

Troffers with incorporated LED lighting technology has a ton of benefits over their fluorescent predecessors.

  • They offer superior lighting quality in terms of color temperature, color rendering and lumen output (lumens per watt).
  • They also have a much longer lifespan which means the lights require less maintenance.
  • Even though LED lighting is generally more expensive at the point of purchase, the costs are more than made up in the long term since they consume less energy than conventional lights, which helps save on utility costs over time.