Most people don’t think about the lighting in their pole barns, but it is a very important aspect of the space. The right lighting can make a huge difference in both the functionality and the aesthetic of your pole barn.
In this blog post, we will be discussing the best shop lights for pole barns. We’ll talk about what to look for when choosing shop lights and give you our top seven picks. So whether you’re looking to add some light to your workspace or spruce up your pole barn’s look, this blog post is for you!
Top 7 Best Shop Lights for Pole Barn:
1. Hykolity Linkable 4FT 42W LED Shop Light for Garage
hykolity 4 Pack 4FT LED Shop Light, Linkable Utility Shop Lights, 42W, 5000K Daylight White Shop Light for Garages, Workshops,hanging or FlushMount, Power Cord W/ Built-in ON/Off Switch, ETL
$69.99 in stock
- ✅ Super Bright - 4FT led shop lights feature 4200 lumens brightness at 5000K Daylight White by using only 42W, equivalent to 2 lamp fluorescent fixture, provides a 70% reduction in energy usage.
- ✅ High Quality - ETL certified for better quality, safety and reliability. This long-lasting LED shop light provides up to 50,000 hours of light before any maintenance is required.
- ✅ Linkable - 4ft linkable shop light use plug connection to connect up to 4 pcs together in your garages, workshops, workbench areas, storage areas, warehouses, basements, equipment rooms, etc.
- ✅ Easy Installation - Plug & Play. Come with 59" power cord and other small accessories. You can hanging it with the included hanging chains or flush mounted with the included mounting screws.
- "✅ Our Warranty - All our's shop lights are confidently guaranteed for 5 years! We aim for quality followed up with quality customer service directly provided by manufacturer. "
Introducing the Hykolity Linkable 4FT LED Shop Light! This super bright light is perfect for your garage, with 4400 lumens of brightness at 5000K Daylight White. It’s also energy-efficient, using only 42W of power – that’s an incredible LED efficiency of 105 lumens per watt! Plus, it’s an excellent replacement for a conventional fluorescent fixture.
This LED shop light is ETL certified for better quality, safety, and reliability. In addition, the long-lasting light provides up to 50,000 hours of illumination before any maintenance is required. This light is perfect for your garage or workshop with a durable design and a low profile. Durable and long-lasting, it’s perfect for garages, basements, workbenches, or anywhere you need bright and consistent lighting.
These lights are perfect for any workspace, as they can be linked together to create a custom lighting setup. In addition, they’re super easy to install, no electrician is needed, and they use far less energy than traditional fluorescent bulbs.
These lights are perfect for any workspace because you can link them together to create a custom lighting setup. They’re also super easy to install – no electrician is needed! Plus, they use far less energy than traditional fluorescent bulbs.
The Hykolity Linkable 4FT LED Shop Light is a great light for your garage. It comes with a 59″ power cord, an on/off switch, and hanging chains. You can also directly mount it to the ceiling with the mounting screws. You’ll see significant energy savings of up to 75%. So don’t wait any longer; get this Hykolity Linkable 4FT LED Shop Light for your garage today!
2. TORCHSTAR Dusk to Dawn Area LED Barn Lights
TORCHSTAR LED Barn Light, Dusk to Dawn Area Lights with Photocell, Outdoor Security Flood Lighting, ETL & DLC Listed, Wet Location, 110-277V, Garage, Farm, 5-Year Warranty, 5000K Daylight, Bronze
$49.99 in stock
42 used from $46.99
- Dusk to Dawn: This dusk to dawn led area light with the more sensitive and accurate photocell automatically turns on at night and stays off at daytime, reduce wastage caused by voltage instability. And the 40W LED barn light replaces 400W incandescent, save $1980 on energy bill
- Wet Location: Newly upgraded waterproof design, can be safely used in the outdoor environment. Wet location waterproof rating, can also be used normally in rainy weather
- More Durable: Aluminum cooling fins enable stronger heat dissipation, and keeps the dusk to dawn security light maintain a more long-term and stable performance. The dark gray aluminum back housing is corrosion & rust resistant and won't fade even for decades, granting this barn light a long-lasting 50,000hrs lifespan
- 110-277V: With AC110-277V input, which makes this led barn light suitable for residential and commercial application, such as backyard, barns, farms, parking lots, garages and alleyways, etc
- ETL & DLC Listed: This led dusk to dawn security light is ETL listed for high quality and safe operation. It also comes backed by a 5-year warranty, you can feel assured to use
Looking for a quality LED barn light that automatically turns on at night? Look no further than the TORCHSTAR Dusk to Dawn Area LED Barn Light! This light features a more sensitive and accurate photocell, making it perfect for use in areas where voltage instability is common. Plus, the 40W LED barn light replaces 400W incandescent, saving you on your energy bill over the lifetime of the light!
The new and improved waterproof design of this light makes it ideal for use in any weather conditions, making it perfect for lighting up any outdoor area. With its dusk-to-dawn sensor, it will automatically turn on at night and off during the day, saving you time and energy.
Look no further than the TORCHSTAR LED Barn Light! Featuring sturdy aluminum construction and long-lasting LED bulbs, this light is perfect for keeping your property safe and secure. Plus, the cool gray finish ensures that it will blend in perfectly with any barn or outdoor structure. With a lifespan of 50,000 hours, you can rest assured that this barn light will serve you well for years to come.
The TORCHSTAR Dusk to Dawn Area LED Barn Light is perfect for illuminating any outdoor space. With an AC110-277V input, this light is suitable for both residential and commercial applications. So whether you’re looking to light up your backyard, barn, farm, parking lot, garage, or alleyway, this barn light is sure to get the job done. Plus, the dusk to dawn sensor means that you’ll never have to worry about remembering to turn the light on or off again.
Keep your property safe and well-lit with TORCHSTAR’s Dusk to Dawn Area LED Barn Lights. These reliable and efficient LED lights turn on at dusk and stay on until dawn, providing your home or business with the security it needs. The ETL listing ensures that these barn lights are of the highest quality and safety. And because it’s dusk to dawn enabled, you can rely on it to provide illumination whenever you need it most.
3. CINOTON LED Barn Light LED Outdoor Lighting with Photocell
CINOTON LED Barn Light 42W, 5000K Daylight Dusk to Dawn LED Outdoor Lighting with Photocell, 4950lm LED Security Area Light, Replace Up to 400W Incandescent/175WMH, Yard light UL-Listed for Farm/Porch
- EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE - CINOTON 42W LED Outdoor light with built-in Philips COB provides stunning 4950 Lumens high output brightness to replace up to 175W MH light, the CINOTON Lighting LED barn light has a 50,000 hour life span.
- ENERGY EFFICIENT & HIGH SPECIFICATION MATERIAL -LED lights and dusk to dawn photocell saving 70% electric bill instantly. by reducing energy consumption by 87% and automatically turning off during daylight hours. Also, the CINOTON led barn light with a size of 10.82*8*4.3 inches and a weight of 2.4 pounds, the use of aluminum alloy materials provides excellent heat dissipation and prolongs the life and safety of LED lamps.
- WIDE APPLICATION -This LED barn light widely installed in the backyard, barns, farms, parking lots, garages and alleyways. Works as yard light, outdoor street light, area light, security light , barn light and perimeter Lighting.Outdoor security lights replace power-guzzling, high-wattage, short-lived incandescent Light.
- EASY INSTALLATION AND UPGRADE - This led dusk to dawn light easy to mounts a wooden post, pole or wall using 1.64” lag screws, which are included. Also, can be mounted on a 2" diameter elbow mounting arm, which is not included. Typically will fit onto your old high pressure sodium yard light mounting arm, which makes for an easy upgrade.
- Waterproof IP65: CINOTON LED barn light IP65 waterproof, even in humid conditions, rainy season, heavy snow and other bad weather will not seep
Look no further than the CINOTON LED Outdoor Lighting with Photocell! This 42W light provides up to 4950 lumens of brightness, making it the perfect replacement for up to 175W MH lights. In addition, with a 50,000-hour life span, you can rest assured that this light will provide long-lasting performance. The perfect light for illuminating your barn, this LED outdoor light is designed to last for up to 50,000 hours.
This outdoor light fixture features advanced LED technology that consumes up to 70% less energy than traditional lighting solutions. In addition, it automatically turns off during daylight hours to further reduce power consumption. The CINOTON LED Barn Light is made of aluminum alloy materials for excellent heat dissipation, ensuring that your LEDs last longer and stay safe.
This light is perfect for backyards, barns, farms, parking lots, garages, and alleyways. It’s also great as an outdoor security light replacing power-guzzling, high-wattage incandescent lights. It’s durable, weatherproof, and long-lasting, making it the perfect choice for outdoor lighting. In addition, its photocell feature turns on and off automatically depending on the amount of daylight available.
This light is easy to install and perfect for any area you want to light up, including your porch, yard, or shed. This light will save you money on energy bills with a long-lasting LED bulb while providing reliable lighting night after night. This energy-efficient LED light is perfect for any barn, shed, or other outdoor areas. With its easy installation and long-lasting design, the CINOTON LED Barn Light is a must-have.
This tough and durable light is designed to withstand any condition, whether it’s rain, snow, or humidity. With an IP65 rating, you can be sure that this light will stay protected against the elements. In addition, the built-in photocell ensures that your barn light will automatically turn on at dusk and off at dawn, so you don’t have to worry about flipping any switches. Whether lighting up your farm or your backyard, the CINOTON LED Barn Light is the perfect solution.
4. Bbounder 70W 9800LM LED Barn Lights Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Area Lights
Bbounder - 70W 9800LM LED Barn Lights Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Area Lights with Photocell (700W Incandescent Equiv.) 5000K Daylight Waterproof ETL&DLC Listed for Yard Street Flood Lights
$54.99 in stock
- Energy Saving: With built-in dusk to dawn photocell sensor, this LED outdoor barn light will automatically come on at dusk, then go off at dawn. Bbounder LED Dusk to Dawn Area Lights can save over 85% electricity bill compared with equivalent traditional halogen bulb.
- Excellent Brightness: Powered by premium LED beads, the 70W led yard light generates up to 9800 lumens 5000K bright light. Wide voltage range of AC120-277V, perfect for outdoor, backyard, barns, farms, garage, street, commercial area, walkways, parking lot.
- All Weather-Resistance: IP65 waterproof means the led outdoor lights can deal with various situations with its rugged aluminum housing & corrosion resistant cast, , even in humid conditions, rainy season, heavy snow and other bad weather will not seep. The aluminum back housing has an excellent performance of corrosion resistance and heat dissipation and extending the service life of LED lamps and increasing safety.
- Easy Installation: Can be fixed on the exterior wall or various types of mounting arms. Works as yard light, outdoor street light, area light, security light , barn light and perimeter Lighting.
- ETL & DLC Listed: 50000 hours lifetime, 10 times longer than traditional incandescent barn light. Bbounder offer customers an unbelievable 5 year. Aftersales service team is 7/24 online, we will give you a satisfactory solution. Contact us at any time with any issue.
Looking for a stylish and affordable LED barn light? Look no further than Bbounder’s 70W 9800LM LED Dusk to Dawn Barn Light! This light features a built-in photocell sensor that automatically turns the light on at dusk and off at dawn, making it perfect for outdoor areas like barns, sheds, garages, and more! With a CRI of 70, this light also provides superior color rendering, making it perfect for tasks that require accurate color recognition, like painting or staining. With an IP65 rating, this light is also resistant to dust and water, making it ideal for use in even the most challenging environments.
Plus, with its sleek design and durable construction, this light is sure to complement any outdoor space. These powerful lights are perfect for illuminating barns, yards, streets, and more. With a wide voltage range of AC120-277V, they’re perfect for any outdoor setting. And with 5000K of bright light, they’re sure to provide all the illumination you need.
These lights are made with waterproof IP65 aluminum housing and corrosion-resistant cast, making them perfect for use in humid conditions, rainy seasons, or heavy snow. With an aluminum back housing that has an excellent performance of corrosion resistance and heat dissipation, these lights will last longer and keep you safe.
With its dusk to dawn sensor, this light will automatically turn on at night and off in the morning, making it the perfect security measure for your home. Additionally, its LED bulbs are long-lasting and energy-efficient, saving you money on your electric bill. This light is also great for lighting up dark areas of your property such as barns or sheds. These lights can be mounted on an exterior wall or various types of mounting arms, making them versatile and easy to install.
These lights are built to last 50000 hours, 10 times longer than traditional incandescent barn light. Plus, the aftersales service team is always available on 7/24 to help you with any issues you may have. So don’t wait any longer, order your Bbounder 70W 9800LM LED Barn Light today!
5. LEDMO 120W LED Barn Lights Adjustable Angle with Mounting Arm
LEDMO 120W LED Barn Lights Adjustable Angle with Monuting Arm 18000lm Dusk to Dawn LED Outdoor Security Lights with Photocell Area Lighting 5000K LED Yard Lights Brightest Waterproof
- Update Design-Angle Adjustable,choose the direction you want to illuminate without worrying about disturbing neighbors
- Two installation methods-With Mounting Arm,Wall Mounting and Pole Mounting for your different needs
- COVER LARGE AREA-It will give you a lot of light! The light coverage is 170ft x 170ft at mounting height of 49ft.
- 120W LED Barn Lights Automatically turns on at dusk and off at dawn.
- Super Bright with 18000 lumens brightness（150lm/W), replaces 700Watt Metal Halide, HID, HPS by only 120W LED, save over $80 electricity bill per year, the energy saving will actually pay for the lamp
Looking for a bright and adjustable barn light? Look no further than the LEDMO 120W LED Barn Lights! These lights are angle-adjustable, so you can choose the direction you want to illuminate without worrying about disturbing your neighbors. Plus, they come with two installation methods-With Mounting Arm, Wall Mounting, and Pole Mounting for your different needs.
This light is perfect for covering large areas, with a light coverage of 170ft x 170ft at a mounting height of 49ft. The120W LED automatically turns on at dusk and off at dawn, making it super convenient to use. This light is perfect for any application with its adjustable angle and mounting arm. So give your home or business the lighting it deserves with the LEDMO 120W LED Barn Lights!
These lights are super bright, replacing 700-watt metal halide, HID, and HPS bulbs with only 120 watts of LED power. These barn lights are perfect for any space with an adjustable angle and mounting arm. With 18000 lumens of brightness, it’s perfect for illuminating large areas like barns, garages, or warehouses. Plus, the adjustable angle and mounting arm make it easy to customize the light’s placement for your needs.
LEDMO 120W LED Barn Lights are perfect for home and commercial use. These lights emit a bright lumens output and can be adjusted to your desired angle. With a mounting arm, it is easy to install these barn lights. Plus, they reduce your electricity consumption by 88% by going from 700W HID to only 120W! These lights can be mounted just about anywhere with an adjustable mounting arm.
This advanced light is perfect for barns, garages, and other commercial spaces. It features a built-in smart chip and EMI filter that convert fluctuating voltage to stable voltage, effectively reducing electromagnetic interference. The light also includes hiccup mode and auto-recovery after the fault condition is removed.
6. LEONLITE LED Barn Light Dusk to Dawn, Outdoor Area Lights with Mounting Arm
LEONLITE LED Barn Light Dusk to Dawn, Outdoor Area Lights with Mounting Arm, Exterior Security Flood Lighting, ETL & DLC Listed, Wet Location, 75W, 5000K Daylight, Silver
- ✅Dusk to Dawn - With a sensitive photocell, this barn light is able to be turned on automatically when the dusk comes, and off when dawn breaks without the trouble of manual switch
- ✅ Premium Yard Light - This energy-efficient 75W LED barn light is equivalent to a 900W incandescent lamp, saving up to 92% on your electricity bill
- ✅ Reliable & Safety - It can be used under extreme weather conditions like sandstorms and heavy rains thanks to the wet location waterproof rating, so it’s perfect for garages, farms, yards, sidewalks, porches, and other commercial applications
- ✅Durable Materials - Die-casting aluminum housing features excellent capacities of heat dissipation and high resistance to shock and erosion. With 8,694 lumens bright SMD LED chips, it emits sufficient brightness for outdoor activates in a dark environment
- ✅Satisfaction Guaranteed - ETL & DLC listed for safety operations, outstanding qualities and high energy efficiency. Up to 50,000 hours lifespan. The 5-year warranty that comes free provides extra protection to you and the personalized after-sales service will ensure your long-term use
With LEONLLEONLITE’sBarn Light Dusk to Dawn, you can take advantage of those early morning hours without stumbling around in the dark. This outdoor area light features a built-in photocell that automatically turns on when it gets dark and turns off when the sun comes up. No more fumbling for a switch in the dark! Plus, its included mounting arm makes installation a breeze.
This light features a mounting arm for easy installation and is perfect for outdoor areas like yards, gardens, and patios. Plus, with its dusk to dawn sensor, you can rest assured that your yard will be well-lit. This light can save you up to 92% on your electricity bill with its energy-efficient LED design!
With LEONLITE LED Barn Light Dusk to Dawn, you’ll have enough light to keep going long after the sun. This outdoor area light is perfect for use in garages, farms, yards, sidewalks, porches, and other commercial applications. In addition, the wet location waterproof rating means it can withstand extreme weather conditions like sandstorms and heavy rains.
This tough and weatherproof light is rated for wet locations, so it can stand up to any condition Mother Nature throws at it whether that’s a sandstorm, heavy rains, or anything in between. It’s also perfect for commercial applications like garages, farms, yards, sidewalks, and porches.
This die-casting aluminum light is built to last, with excellent heat dissipation and high resistance to shock and erosion. Plus, with 8,694 lumens of bright SMD LED chips, it emits enough light to keep your area well illuminated all night long. So if you need a dependable and durable light to illuminate your outdoor space, the LEONLITE LED Barn Light is the way to go!
7. Juyace 120W LED Barn Light 18000LM Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Light
120W LED Barn Light 18000LM Dusk to Dawn Outdoor Light 5000K Daylight Adjustable Angle Yard Light with Photocell IP65 Waterproof for Outdoor Security/Area Light
$79.99 in stock
- Energy Saving:120W LED barn light with built-in CREE COB provides stunning 18000 Lumens high output brightness to replace 500W MH.
- DURABLE : Constructed of heavy-duty rugged die-cast aluminum, with excellent heat dissipation,IP65 waterproof, shock and erosion resistant, suitable for Wet Locations.
- Automatically lit：LED Barn Lights Automatically turns on at dusk and off at dawn Save your electricity and money
- Easy Installation: our products include mounting arms and brackets, very easy to install, suitable for outdoor, backyard, garage, commercial area
- Hassle-free Warranty - 50000 hours lifetime. LEDMO five-year unlimited warranty got you covered. Contact us at any time with any issue.
The Juyace 120W LED barn light is the perfect solution for your outdoor lighting needs. A built-in CREE COB provides an amazing 18000 lumens of brightness to replace 500W MH. Its dusk to dawn sensor ensures that it will turn on at night and off during the day, so you don’t have to worry about forgetting to turn it on or off. It’s also IP65 waterproof rated, so you can rest assured that it can withstand any weather conditions.
Constructed of heavy-duty die-cast aluminum, this light is built to last. With excellent heat dissipation, it’s perfect for use in wet locations. IP65 waterproof rating ensures that it can withstand the elements. Shock and erosion-resistant design makes it ideal for any environment. So get peace of mind knowing that your LED barn light will provide years of reliable performance.
Juyace 120W LED Barn Light is just what you need to brighten up your property and save on energy costs. This light automatically turns on at dusk and turns off at dawn, so you can rest assured your barn will be well-lit all night long. Plus, with its 18000LM brightness, this light is sure to illuminate even the darkest of areas.
This light comes with mounting arms and brackets, so it is very easy to install. It is also suitable for outdoor use, making it a great choice for your backyard or garage. Plus, with a hassle-free warranty of 50000 hours, you can be sure this light will last for years to come. With its easy to install mounting arms and brackets, this light is perfect for any backyard, garage, or commercial area.
With a powerful output of 18000 lumens, this light is perfect for lighting up barns, workshops, and other large outdoor spaces. The head of the lamp is adjustable, so you can aim the light exactly where you need it, and the wide coverage area means that no dark corners will be left behind. Durable and reliable, this barn light is sure to give you years of trouble-free service. So don’t wait any longer; order your Juyace 120W LED Barn Light today!
What Factors do You Need to Consider When Buying Best Shop Lights for Pole Barn?
1. Ease of Installation
You need to consider how easy it is to install the light. Make sure that you can do it without having to hire an electrician. Also, check the warranty to see if it covers any installation problems that you might have.
Of course, you’ll want to make sure that the light is bright enough to see what you’re doing. But you also don’t want a light that’s so bright that it’s blinding. Look for a light that has adjustable brightness settings so that you can find the perfect level of illumination for your needs.
3. Energy Efficiency
Make sure that the light is energy efficient. This is important because you want to save money on your electric bill. Look for lights that have a high lumen per watt rating. This will ensure that you are getting the most out of your light.
4. Weather Resistance
Lights that can be used indoors and outdoors are ideal for a pole barn. You never know when you’ll need to work in your pole barn, so having a light that can withstand the elements is crucial. Look for weather-resistant lights that can stand up to rain, snow, and wind.
5. Size of the Shop
You need to make sure that you have the right size light for your shop. If the light is too small, it won’t be able to illuminate the space properly. If the light is too large, it will waste energy. Make sure to measure your shop before you purchase a light to get the right size for your needs.
6. Type of Light
There are different types of lights available on the market, and each of them has its own set of pros and cons. You need to decide which type of light is best suited for your needs before purchasing. The most common types of lights are LED, fluorescent, and incandescent. LED lights are the most energy-efficient option available, and they also last the longest. They are a bit more expensive than other types of lights, but they will save you money in the long run.
7. Beam Pattern
The beam pattern will determine how much of the space is lit up. Make sure that you have a light with a beam pattern that is suited to your needs. Some lights have a wide beam pattern, while others have a narrow beam pattern.
How Do You Light a Pole Barn?
There are many ways to light a pole barn, but the best way to do it is by using shop lights. Shop lights are perfect for this application because they are bright, durable, and easy to install. In addition, shop lights are available in various styles to find the perfect one for your needs.
When choosing the best shop lights for your pole barn, there are a few things you need to keep in mind. First, you need to decide how much light you need. This will depend on the size of your barn and the type of work you plan on doing inside. If you only need a few lights, then you can get by with a smaller fixture. However, if you plan to do a lot of work in your barn, you will need a larger fixture.
What’s the Difference Between High Bay and Low Bay Lights?
High bay and low bay lights are two different shop lights commonly used in commercial and industrial settings. While they both serve the same basic purpose, there are some key differences between them.
High Bay Lights
High bay lights are typically used in large spaces, such as warehouses and factories. They are mounted high up on the ceiling, which gives them a wide coverage area. High bay lights are typically brighter than low bay lights, and they are also more expensive.
Low Bay Lights
Low bay lights are used in smaller spaces, such as stores and garages. They are mounted lower to the ground, which gives them a narrower coverage area. Low bay lights are typically less bright than high bay lights, and they are also less expensive.
Which Type of Shop Light is Right for You?
The type of best shop lights for pole barn that you need will depend on the size and layout of your space. If you have a large space with high ceilings, you will need a light that can provide a lot of illumination. If your space is smaller or has low ceilings, you will need a more compact and focused light.
There are a few different types of shop lights to choose from:
1. Fluorescent Lights: Fluorescent lights are a popular option for shop lights because they are energy-efficient and provide good illumination. They come in various sizes, so you can choose one that is right for your space.
2. LED Lights: LED lights are becoming more popular for shop lights because they last longer and use less energy than fluorescent lights. They also produce little heat, so they are safer to use in your workspace.
3. Incandescent Lights: Incandescent lights are the traditional type of light bulb. They are not as energy-efficient as fluorescent or LED lights, but they are less expensive.
When choosing a shop light, be sure to consider the size of your space and the type of light you need. You can find the perfect light for your workspace with so many options available.
What Are the Best Lights to Use in a Pole Barn?
There are a few things to consider when selecting the best shop lights for pole barn. The first is the height of the ceiling. If the ceiling is low, fluorescent tube lights might be the best option. These can be hung from the rafters and provide bright, even light throughout the space. If the ceiling is higher, metal halide or high-pressure sodium lights might be better. These provide more light than fluorescent tube lights, but they can also be more expensive to operate.
The second thing to consider is the amount of natural light that enters the pole barn. If there is a lot of natural light, fluorescent tube lights might not be necessary. On the other hand, if there is not a lot of natural light, then metal halide or high-pressure sodium lights might be the better option, as they provide more light than fluorescent tube lights.
Finally, consider the type of activity that will take place in the pole barn. If it is used for storage, then any type of light will work. However, if the pole barn will be used to work on projects or as a workshop, brighter lights might be necessary.
How Do You Calculate Lighting Requirements for a Shop?
To calculate your lighting requirements, you need to determine the square footage of your shop. Once you know this, you can use a simple equation to figure out how many lights you’ll need. For example, let’s say your shop is 1,000 square feet. You need ten fixtures that produce 1,000 lumens to light this space properly.
If you’re not sure how many lumens your fixtures should produce, a good rule is to use 30 lumens per square foot. So, in our example above, each fixture would need to be capable of producing 30,000 lumens.
While this is the most common way to calculate lighting requirements, there are a few other factors you may want to consider. For example, if you’re working with hazardous materials, you’ll need to have more light coverage than someone who isn’t. And if your shop is in a particularly dark area, you may need to increase the number of fixtures you use.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Are the Best Lights to Use in a Barn?
When it comes to barn lights, there are a few key factors that you need to take into account. First and foremost, you need to make sure that the light is bright enough so that you can see what’s going on inside the barn at night. Second, be sure to choose lights that are weatherproof so that they can stand up against rain and snow. And lastly, avoid using harsh lighting if possible because it may not be good for your animals or plants.
Instead, opt for gentle lamps with low-wattage bulbs as these will not cause eye strain or other negative effects in livestock or plants. Additionally, look for LEDs (light-emitting diodes) which have many advantages over traditional incandescent bulbs including longer life spans and lower energy costs. When shopping for barn lights, keep these important considerations in mind so that you get the perfect solution for your needs!
What Lighting is Best for Garage Workshop?
When it comes to garage workshop lighting, you want something that is both functional and stylish. There are a few different types of lights that can work well for this space, including desk lamps, task lights, and linear fluorescent fixtures. Desk lamps provide enough light to see what you’re working on while still providing some ambient illumination. Task lights are perfect for tasks such as wiring or installing shelves; they come in various wattages and feature built-in stands so that they don’t take up floor space. Linear fluorescent fixtures emit a bright white light and can be easily focused with adjustable mirror mounts. They also have a long lifespan (up to 100,000 hours), low energy consumption (<50 watts per lumen), minimal heat output (<45 degrees Celcius at 110 Volts), and little noise pollution (<55 dBA).
Therefore, whichever type of lighting best suits your needs should be chosen when designing your garage workshop interior. Happy Workshopping!
Are Led Shop Lights Better Than Fluorescent?
there are a lot of factors to consider when choosing between fluorescent and LED shop lights. In general, LED shop lights are considered to be more energy-efficient and require less maintenance than fluorescent shop lights. However, it is important to consider the specific needs of your business before making a decision. For example, if your business relies heavily on fluorescent lights for illumination, then a LED shop light may not be the best option. Additionally, some people feel that LEDs emit a harsh light that can be uncomfortable for workers and customers. So, it is important to consult with an experienced lighting specialist before making a purchase.
Do Led Lights Work in Cold Temperatures?
Yes, LED lights work fine in cold temperatures. In fact, they can even be more effective because the colder temperature reduces the amount of heat that is generated by the lightbulbs. This means that your bulbs will stay on for a longer period of time and produce more light overall.
After careful consideration, we have chosen the CINOTON LED Barn Light as our top pick for best shop lights for pole barn. This light is bright, durable, and easy to install. It also features a photocell that will automatically turn the light on and off depending on the daylight available. This light is perfect for indoor and outdoor use, thanks to its durable construction and weatherproofing.
It also features a photocell sensor that automatically turns the light on and off, making it ideal for busy shops or garages. So if you are looking for an excellent shop light for your pole barn, consider the CINOTON LED Barn Light. On the other hand, if you’re in the market for an outdoor shop light, this one is worth considering.