Commercial LED Ceiling Lights
Frequently Asked Questions
There’s a lot of questions around commercial ceiling lights. We’ve curated a list from first time buyers and repeat customers. Check out our most asked questions below. Or call us at (888) 423-3191 to find the right lighting for you.
What Type of Fixtures Are Commercial Ceiling Lights?
We typically think of Commercial Ceiling Panels, 2X2 panels and 2X4 panels and troffers that fit inside a grid ceiling. Commercial ceiling lights also include surface mounted fixtures and retrofit options like LED Tubes and Magnetic Strip Retrofit Kits.
What Makes a Ceiling Light Commercial Grade?
Commercial Grade LED Lights are designed for commercial facilities. These include offices, warehouses, schools and other related commercial establishments. The fixtures are more robust than what a typical homeowner has access to. They are designed to operate and last a very long time.
BEFORE YOU BUY
When Does It Make Sense to Use a Ceiling Light with an Emergency Backup?
There are many reasons. One is that building code may need it. Even if its not required by code, you may want to provide passageways in case there is a power outage. Otherwise the area would be dark / dangerous without adding battery-powered light.
FIXTURES AND FITTINGS
How Durable Are Commercial Ceiling Lights?
Commercial ceiling lights are very durable . They’re designed with high impact ratings for many years of maintenance-free lighting.
Are Your Ceiling Lights Vandal Resistant?
Some are, like our vandal resistant canopy lights. They’re designed with tough acrylic lenses and aluminum chassis.
Do You Have Dimming Support?
We do, some are triac enabled, while others are 0-10V / 1-10V dimmable, depending on the fixture.
Do You Have Color Changing Lights?
Some of our models allow for color changing and power changing. So you can dial in the correct color temperature and brightness.
What Are the Different Ways You Can Mount Ceiling Lights?
Most have ceiling mount options, while panels and troffers fit into a ceiling grid. (2X2 and 2X4). We also offer pendant mounts on some models.
How Do You Wire Ceiling Lights?
These are easy to wire as there are only three wires to connect. Line, Neutral and Ground.
How Do You Install a Ceiling Light Mounting Bracket?
Each light with a ceiling mount comes with complete and detailed instructions. Each fixture is different so make sure you read the instructions.
Can You Install Commercial Ceiling Lights Without a Junction Box?
That’s an electrical code issue. You should check with your local lighting inspectors on whether this is acceptable.