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LED Commercial Kitchen Lighting

Frequently Asked Questions

We spoke to our customers to find out what questions they had when buying LED commercial kitchen lighting. Feel free to call us at (888) 423-3191 to speak with one of our lighting experts.

General Information About LED Commercial Kitchen Lighting

What Lighting Is Best for a Commercial Kitchen?

Depending on the layout of the kitchen, there are several NSF-rated lighting options that would work in a commercial kitchen. The best way to determine the right lighting plan for you is to create a commercial kitchen light design. We are happy to do this for your commercial kitchen space.

What Color Temperature Light Should You Use in a Commercial Kitchen?

The two best options are 5000K and 4000K. Most of our customers use 5000K and we stock 5000K options.

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What Are the Commercial Kitchen Lighting Codes and Regulations?

The commercial kitchen codes and regulations are specific to your area. Check your local building code departments to determine what regulations apply to you.

What Does the NSF Rating for Commercial Kitchen Lighting Stand For?

NSF is a designation that certifies the product is food safe for kitchen use. The fixtures will not contaminate the food in the preparation area. You can wash them down.

Before You Buy: LED Commercial Kitchen Lighting

What Are the Typical Lighting Requirements for a Commercial Kitchen?

Typical lighting requirements include whether or not the fixtures need to be food-safe, wash-down ready, and how many foot candles are required in the kitchen to provide an efficient and well-lit area for food preparation.

What Is the Best Lighting for a Commercial Kitchen?

There is no one best light, but there is a best light option based on your specific needs and requirements. A lighting plan is very helpful in determining what light is best for your needs.

Do You Have Lighting That Can Withstand High Heat in Commercial Kitchens?

Yes, we do offer a wide range of high-temperature lighting options.

How Do I Know If I Need NSF-Rated Fixtures or Not?

Check with your local building code departments in order to determine what regulations apply to you.

Do You Have the NSF Certification Paperwork for Your Products?

Yes, we can supply you with this documentation.

Can Commercial Kitchen Fixtures Withstand High Heat?

They can, we have NSF-rated fixtures rated at 131F and non-NSF-rated fixtures rated up to 212F.

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Can you Wash Down LED Commercial Kitchen Lights?

You can wash down all our LED commercial kitchen Lights. They are all NSF and IP69K rated for high-temperature high-pressure washdowns.

Are All Your Lights NSF Rated?

Not all, but we do have a family of food-safe NSF fixtures. You can also see all our NSF-rated fixtures here.

Do Your Commercial Kitchen Fixtures Have Shatterproof Lenses?

Yes, our NSF fixtures have shatterproof lenses.

Installation Information On LED Commercial Kitchen Lighting

Are There Any Installation Instructions Specific to NSF Fixtures?

The actual fixtures themselves are easy to install. A qualified electrician familiar with NSF fixtures will know how to connect to junction boxes.