Types of LED Lights
Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2023
LED lights have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their energy efficiency and long lifespan. However, with so many different types of LED lights available, sometimes it can be difficult to choose the right one for your projects. In this article, we will introduce some popular types of LED lights and their unique features.
- LED bulbs
One of the most common types of LED lights is the LED bulb. These LED bulbs are designed to replace traditional incandescent and fluorescent bulbs and can fit into a variety of applications, such as table lamps, ceiling fixtures, and outdoor lighting. LED bulbs are available in a wide range of sizes and shapes, and can be dimmable or non-dimmable. They are also available in different color temperatures, increasing their flexibility to fit more lighting needs. LED bulbs exhibit great energy efficiency and can last ~50,000 hours. Particular attention may be needed when using LED bulbs for enclosed fixtures (make sure the bulb can fit in the fixture) and working with a dimmer switch (make sure to select a compatible dimmer).
- LED strip lights
Another popular type of LED light is the LED strip light, also known as LED tape light or ribbon light, made up of small, individual light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that are mounted on a thin circuit board. These lights are flexible and can be cut to size, making them ideal for use in different applications, such as under cabinet lighting, cove lighting, and accent lighting etc. LED strip lights are available in different color temperatures and different IP (Ingress Protection) ratings for dry or wet locations. They typically have a very high color rendering index (CRI) and are a perfect light source to restore the natural color of an object. They can be powered by a low voltage power supply and are dimmable when paired with correct equipment. LED strip lights can be mounted using adhesive tape, clips, or screws, and can be bent and shaped to fit into tight spaces or around curves. GL LED provides many types of high quality LED Strip Lights as well as compatible power supplies, controllers, and aluminum channels for your projects.
- LED linear lights
LED linear lights are a type of LED lighting that are designed in the form of a long, narrow strip. They are often seen in both indoor and outdoor settings as task lighting, accent lighting, and general lighting, illuminating corridors, stairways, coves, and other areas that require a narrow, focused beam of light. LED linear lights come in different color temperatures, sizes, and shapes, and the capability of connections and combinations makes linear lights versatile and a popular choice for lighting designers and architects. They are also energy-efficient, long-lasting, and can be dimmed, making them ideal for both residential and commercial applications. GL LED has various types of LED Linear Lights that can either work individually or be connected to each other to form stylish lighting appearances.
- LED panel lights
LED panel lights are another common type of LED light, which are designed to replace traditional fluorescent troffers. These lights are perfect for commercial and industrial settings such as offices, schools, hospitals, and retail spaces for general lighting purposes. They have different color temperatures and are available in different sizes and shapes, such as square, rectangle, round, and more, and can be either dimmable or non-dimmable. LED panel lights are generally powered by a constant current driver, and they have a very high lumen output. GL LED provides different types of high-quality LED Panel Lights with tunable color temperatures.
- LED downlights
LED downlights (also known as LED recessed lights) are another type of LED light that is designed to replace traditional incandescent downlights, making them perfect for both residential and commercial applications. They are installed into the ceiling with the light directed downward to work as either a task light or an accent light. LED downlights consume less power, and also have a higher color rendering index (CRI) than traditional incandescent lights, producing a more accurate representation of colors. LED downlights are usually powered by a constant current driver and can produce a very high lumen output. GL LED also provides different types of high quality LED Downlights with different color temperatures and power outputs options.
- LED tube lights
LED tube lights are designed to replace traditional fluorescent tube lights. These lights are perfect for commercial and industrial applications, and they are available in different sizes and shapes, such as T5, T8 and T12, and can be dimmable or non-dimmable. GL LED offers various types of high quality LED Tube Lights with different lengths and color temperature options.
- Some common commercial LED lights
There are also many types of LED lights widely used for different commercial applications. Some common commercial LED lights include high bay light, shoebox light, flood light, and wall pack light etc. A high bay LED light is designed for high ceiling industrial and commercial spaces. A LED shoebox light is a type of outdoor lighting fixture that is shaped like a shoebox, and often used for street lighting, parking lot lighting, and other outdoor lighting applications. An LED flood light is designed to emit a wide and evenly distributed beam of light, making it ideal for outdoor lighting applications, such as illuminating large open areas, building facades, landscapes, and sports fields. A wall pack LED light is a type of outdoor lighting fixture that is mounted on a building's wall. It is used to provide security lighting and improve visibility in outdoor areas such as parking lots, sidewalks, and building perimeters.
All those commercial LED lights offer cost-effective and energy-efficient lighting solutions for improved safety and productivity. Please see commercial LED lights HERE provided by GL LED.
There are many different types of LED lights available, each with their own unique features and benefits. It's important to consider the specific needs of your application when selecting an LED light, and to choose a high-quality product from a reputable manufacturer. GL LED provides comprehensive LED lighting solutions to meet your lighting needs. Please visit our website for more information about our products, or contact us with any questions on LED lights.