LED Linear High BayLED Linear High Bays, or Panel High Bays, are used to replace traditional fluorescent style T5 - F54T5HO and T8 - F32T8 tube lamp high bays. Linear high bay fixtures are constructed using steel or aluminum chassis with the LED strips attached to this body. Lens are available to provide clear or diffused lighting. Linear High Bays can be used in many applications, including warehouses, gymnasiums, shops, hockey rinks and provide bright efficient lighting at an affordable cost. Linear high bay lights can be mounted with a junction box for surface mounting or hook and chain or cord for suspended mounting. Get Your Free LED Linear High Bay Lighting Plan
Frequently Asked Questions
We spoke to first time buyers and long-term customers to find out their most commonly asked questions when it comes to buying Linear High Bay lights. If you couldn’t find an answer to your question below, feel free to call us at (888) 423-3191 and a dedicated lighting expert will help you find the best light for your needs.
What are Linear High Bays?
Linear High Bays are a style of LED High Bay that resembles a panel style F54/T5/HO or T8 fluorescent fixture. They are typically square or rectangle in shape, and contain strips of led lights to provide the light source. Usually, the lower wattage options are 24" x 12" and the higher wattages are 36 - 48" X 12".
Is a Linear High Bay powerful enough to replace F54/T5/HO fluorescent High Bay?
Yes. Most of the products on the site are defined by how well they replace metal halide. Here is a quick translation of F54/T5/HO tubes to LED Linear High Bay replacements. Actual lumens needed will also be impacted by the mounting height of the fixture.
4 tube F54/T5/HO fixture: look for LED Lights that produces over 12,000 LED Lumens
6 tube F54/T5/HO fixture: look for LED Lights that produces over 18,000 LED Lumens
8 tube F54/T5/HO fixture: look for LED Lights that produces over 24,000 LED Lumens
10 tube F54/T5/HO fixture: look for LED Lights that produces over 40,000 LED Lumens
Why are Linear Panel LED's better than Fluorescent High Bays?
There are many reasons, here are just a few
Energy Savings: you can expect 50% and more - and - when lighting controls are added up to 90%.
No humming and flickering: Fluorescent lights can strobe and ballasts hum - where as LEDs won't.
Works well the motion sensors: For fluorescent fixtures you will need a special fluorescent ballast to make sure motion sensors don't shorten the life of the tubes.
Can be dimmed: Not an easy option with fluorescent lighting.
Long life span with little to no maintenance costs: Gone are tube replacements because of short lifespans.
Are Linear LED High Bays easy to install?
Yes, most come with a chain or wire mount that allows you to hang them from the ceiling. If you are replacing existing fluorescent fixtures, you can usually use the existing wire mounts and literally swap the fixtures. Linear high bays usually attack to a junction box with a whip cord.
Can you mount Linear High Bays in really tall ceilings?
Yes, but effectively, they lose effectiveness over 40 feet. Its best to consider a UFO fixture with a narrow beam angle if mounting heights exceed 40 feet.
Can I use motion sensors with Linear High Bays?
Yes, many of our linear fixtures above indicate whether or not adding a motion sensor is an option.
What other mounting options are available for the Linear LED Lights?
Most come standard with a chain or wire mount that allows you to hang them from the ceiling. Both a pendent and surface mount option are also available for most fixtures.
Do you stock Linear LED Lights?
Yes, we have several warehouses, including our main one located in Nashua, NH, with 1000's in stock. Once an order is placed, we can ship to your location in 1-6 business days, depending on where you are and the warehouse the lights ship from.
Is an Emergency Backup available for the Linear LED Lights?
Yes, for many of our fixture options we have an Emergency Backup (EMB) option that can be used.
Can I get a linear high bay lighting plan layout?
Yes. We offer free lighting plans for our commercial and industrial customers. Click on the button at the bottom of this page to request yours.