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What are High Hat Lights?

High hat lights are recessed downlights. That is, small direct lighting units positioned within a ceiling or cabinet so that their light shines vertically downward. High hat lights may also be called recessed can lights. They come in many sizes, 6” being the most popular. Read more…

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What is the Wattage of a 4 Foot 6 Lamp T8 Fixture?

Commonly used as industrial lighting, a 4 foot 6 lamp T8 fixture provides an excellent option for illuminating a large area. In this fixture, the T8 bulbs are 1 inch in diameter, 4 feet in length and the fixture contains a total of 6 bulbs. This type of lighting is best used in extremely large spaces with high ceilings that must be sufficiently illuminated such as: Read more…

Benefits Of Using LED High Bay Lighting

High bay lighting is the most common type of lighting used in areas that have high ceilings or need to be illuminated from a great distance of fifteen feet or more. You most commonly find bay lighting in such places as arenas, stadiums, gyms, factories, warehouses, loading docks and more. While high bay lights have traditionally used High Intensity Discharge lights or florescent lights, many places are changing over to LED lights. Here is why. Read more…

Types of Industrial Lighting For The Workplace

There are numerous types of lighting options for industrial light fixtures used in the workplace. Each type offers different benefits and proper lighting is essential to employee performance. Here is a look at the different types of lighting and what the benefits of each are. Read more…