How many lumens do I need per square foot?
Lighting it is all about lumens. But what are lumens, exactly? And how do we understand what are lumens in light bulbs and LED light fixtures? Lumens is now the way to find out how bright a lighted bulb or integrated LED lighting fixture is. And if you want a fixture with bright, luminous personality, it is the key to choosing the perfect piece for your lighting scheme and we at Hyperlite want to bring you the best service and experience that why we run simulations or make a layout for your building or shop and we will help you telling you how many lights you will need, the spacing for each light, the wattage we recommend and if it is the case the color tempertature, but this last one is according your preference, a picture showing you how your building or shop will look with those lights and the amount of foot candles on the surfaces. We have different lights and amounts of lumens such as: Hyperlite LED High Bay Light White Hero Series with power of 60 watts with 8100 Lumens, 100 watts with 13500 Lumens, 150 watts with 20250 Lumens, 200 watts with 27000 and 250 watts with 33750 Lumens each of these Lights has 135 Lumens per watt. Hyperlite LED Linear High Bay Light Will series with power of 110 watts with 14300 lumens, 160 watts with 20800 lumens, 220 watts with 28600 and 320 watts with 41600 lumens. Hyperlite LED High Bay Light Black Hero and Radar Series 100 watts with 14000 Lumens, 150 watts with 21000 Lumens, 200 watts with 28000 Lumens and 250 watts with 35000 each of these Lights has 140 Lumens per watt. Hyperlite LED High Bay Light Saturn Series with power of 250 watts with 35000 Lumens. Each series have different accessories like motion sensor, reflectors (globe), remote controller and surface mount. As we said about the ceiling height we recommend different power according the ceiling height of your shop or building. For 7 to 13 feet we recommend 100 to 110 watt, 14 to 17 feet we recommend 150 to 160 watt, 18 to 20 feet we recommend 200 to 220 watt and for 21 feet or more we recommend 250 to 320 watt.
About the amount of lumens per square foot will depends on what you plan to do in your building because different types of work require different amounts of lumens and that is why we at Hyperlite will help you with our simulations and layouts.