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LED Lighting for Car Dealerships

Benefits of Using LED Lighting in a Car Dealership

  • High-quality, bright LED light source
  • energy savings with a lowered utility bill, savings of 50% or more
  • lower lighting maintenance cost with no bulbs and ballasts to change
  • wattage adjustable and color adjustable options so you can adjust the light for your needs

What's the Best Strategy for Outdoor Lighting of a Car Dealership?

Lighting up the cars closest to the street means drivers will always see well-lit cars. The poles further away from the street should include motion sensors so they dim when no one is around. This strategy provides good appeal but also saves the dealership money. Also, many dealerships use photocells or centralized timers for lighting control.

How to Avoid Glare from Lighting in a Car Dealership

One technique is to add back shields and side shields. But this strategy also limits light distribution and the fixtures available. Not all have these options. Adding motion sensor dimming could reduce the light output on the lot. There is no need for 100% brightness at 3 AM. But for security reasons, having lights turn on or up right away when motion is detected is also ideal. LEDs perform well handling this.

What is the Best Color Temperature for Car Dealerships?

Use either 5000K but sometimes we also get requests for 4000K. We also suggest a higher CRI – it will help red cars especially. We also offer color-adjustable fixtures that allow you to select the color temperature you like best.

What are the Different Types of Car Dealership Lights?

Outdoors: we suggest either wall-mounted wall packs, poles, or wall-mounted flood lights. Use pole-mounted parking lot lights for the car lot.

Interior Showroom Lights: we have color-changing 2X2 or 2X4 panels or powerful retrofit kits.

Service Area: We offer low bay, high bay, and shop lighting.

What Fixtures Are Required for Adequate Car Dealership Lighting?

The best way to answer this question is to create a lighting plan. A lighting plan will model your indoor or outdoor spaces. It will place lights in your existing light locations (or new locations). It will present you with a report detailing light levels and show you how well-balanced the lighting is. There is no need to guesstimate what might work. We have done hundreds of indoor and outdoor lighting plans for car dealerships.

Are Street Lights Needed in Front of Auto Dealerships?

While you can use street light fixtures (Cobra Heads), a better option is to use parking lot shoebox lights. These lights are capable of replacing up to 1000-watt metal halide, which is something that would be hard to do in a street light format.

Install Guide for LED Lighting for Car Dealerships

Every product that we sell comes with a set of instructions that are clear and easy to follow.

We can offer bullhorns and other mounting options if that is what you need.

Do Car Dealerships Need 50 Foot Candles?

50-foot candles, indoors, is a lot of light. Just as important as brightness, is a balance of light. A bright room with a lot of shadows is not good.

Outdoors, and 50-foot candles may be overkill. 50-foot candles are a target we try to achieve when creating lighting plans for infield lighting for baseball fields, and what we target for the infield. While you want the outdoor car lot to be bright, 50-foot candles outdoors are probably too much.

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