Is T5 light waterproof?
Four-Lamp T5 High-Bay Lighting Designed for the most rough-and-tumble environments, our T5 waterproof light fixture is the answer to all your weather- or environment-related worries.
Do T5 lights need a ballast?
T5 lamps need special ballasts to operate. In most cases, the T5 ballasts will not work with T12 or T8 lamps, although at least one manufacturer offers electronic ballasts that can operate either T5 or T8 lamps with appropriate wiring. Ballasts for T5 lamps are available for 120-, 277-, 240-, and 347-volt operations.
How far should T5 lights be from plants?
Although T5 lights are famous for emitting very little heat, this doesn’t mean you can put the bulbs an inch above plant canopies, as this distance will still damage the plants. The best height for a T5 grow light is about 6-8 in. above the plants, but you should increase that gap to 12 in.
Can you put a T5 bulb in a T8 fixture?
T5 lamps cannot replace T12 or T8 lamps because of differences in physical and electrical characteristics. T5 lamps come in different lengths than T8 and T12 lamps. A nominal 4-foot T5 lamp is actually shorter than an equivalent T8 lamp [1149 millimeters (45.23 inches) in total].
How are drop ceiling lights supposed to look?
Drop ceiling lights are square or rectangular-shaped lighting panels that are placed in what are typically referred to as drop ceilings, T-bar ceilings, grid ceilings or suspended ceilings. They can be laid into a ceiling grid in which they are recessed and sit above the grid but can also be suspended or surface mounted.
What kind of ceiling lights should I use?
LED Drop Ceiling Lights & Ideas A great choice for any location in which you need powerful lighting to a large area, but also want your fixtures to be out of the way and discreet, drop ceiling lights will ensure your space looks its best every day.
Which is better led or Troffer drop ceiling lights?
Lighting quality is superior in terms of color rendering, color temperature and lumen output (compared to wattage used). LED drop ceiling lights provide a more balanced foot candle in the area below. LED troffer lights are dimmable.
Why do we need recessed fluorescent ceiling lights?
Recessed fluorescent and LED troffers are a very popular choice for many commercial and industrial applications because they provide powerful, even lighting to any amount of space without causing eye fatigue or strain. Powerful light diffusion ensures every inch of space is lit up without a lot of glare.