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Guide to led warehouse high bay lighting fixture
2022-11-08

As we all know, warehouses have large open spaces and high ceilings. The choice of lighting equipment is therefore very important when searching for the most economical way to obtain sufficient lighting. The LED high bay light can project enough brightness to meet the lighting needs of a larger space, and it is environmentally friendly and durable, so it has become the first choice for lighting in many warehouses.

Benefits of LED High Bay Lights

High bay LED lights are an affordable way to get high-quality warehouse lighting for the toughest jobs, so you can provide visibility to any space without issue. One reason why people are switching from metal halides or incandescent fixtures to high bay LED lights is the lower energy costs. LED lighting lasts 25 times longer and uses 75% less energy than traditional bulbs. But energy efficiency isn't the only benefit. Some non-LED fixtures may be a bit less expensive upfront, but you will save money in the long run when using LED high bays. Here's why:

Reduced Environmental Impact - 

Warehouse lighting LED solutions use less power to achieve the same, if not better, results than comparable lighting solutions. They are also free of harmful elements, such as mercury, that are found in other lights, and they are recyclable. This reduces their environmental impact and disposal cost. LED high bay lights last for an exceptionally long time so they need to be replaced less frequently.


Enhanced Efficiency - 

LEDs are an efficient option in terms of energy consumed for lumens put out — they offer some of the highest lumen outputs to wattage and energy consumption on the market. High bay LED lights consume upwards of 90% less energy than incandescent options.

AntLux 4FT LED Linear Integrated Bay Light Fixture - 220W (800W Equiv.), 26500lm, 5000K


Lower Utility Costs - 

Because LEDs use less power to get the same (or better) results than fluorescent or metal halide lights, they provide reduced utility costs. They also burn at a cooler temperature so they won't negatively impact your cooling unit.


Longevity - 

LED high bay lights last for years with some options offering upwards of 100,000 hours of illumination. They are also incredibly durable because there is no filament. Less frequent replacement positively impacts the environment and reduces labor costs.


Solid Return on Investment - 

The higher initial cost of LED high bay lights is offset by reduced energy bills, rebates and longer lifespans.


Improved Safety - 

High bay LED lights don't produce any mercury or UV rays. Plus, their lower operating temperature makes them safer to handle without fear of burns.

High bay LED lights are also aesthetically pleasing — the diverse styles of high bay lighting provide multiple options for complementing the design of your building.


AntLux 2FT LED Linear High Bay Shop Light Fixture, 165W 21000lm, 0-10V Dimmable, 5000K



How many lumens do I need and how many fixtures do I need?

Your LED lighting vendor should be able to easily answer this question by taking dimensions of your warehouse and doing a photometric of your facility. A photometric is when a Led lighting vendor takes the dimensions of your warehouse and turns it into a photometric, which shows exactly how many fixtures you need ( or how many fixtures you currently have ) and then showing exactly how many foot candles those high bay Led lights will be giving you. There should also be a heat map involved with the photometric so you can see the distribution of light. The photometric will show the type of fixture used to get the calculations of foot candles and then you can decipher if you need a LED high bay light with more fixtures or with less. Many times companies will look to see if they can eliminate some lighting, and this photometric will be able to accurately tell you how many high bay fixtures you actually need.

AntLux UFO LED High Bay Light, 200W (800W HID/HPS Replacement), 24000LM, 5000K


Are lens types or beam angles important for warehouse high bay LED lights?

The lens of the LED fixture is very important when it comes to the light distribution of the fixture. You can have a 90 degree spread which is a more directional output to the ground or you can have a 120 degree spread which will cover more area. This can play a big factor in the number of fixtures you need for your warehouse. If you have fixtures that are very far apart from each other then you will want to go with a higher beam spread. If you want to get the most foot candles possible, then you are going to want the more directional 90 degree spread.


ANTLUX’s high bay led lighting provide high performance, long lifespan and energy savings for illuminating large commercial and industrial areas. LED high bay shop light is a great replacement or upgrade choice for existing HID metal halide and fluorescent high bay light fixture. Upgrading to LED can save your money in electricity bill and improve visibility and worker safety while enhancing productivity.




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