Guide to LED panel lights
LED Panel Lights
Experience the difference LED panel lights can make in office, schools, homes and commercial facilities. These lights are designed to be energy and cost efficient alternative to traditional fluorescent lights by using 70% less power during operation and last up to 2.5 times longer. Paragon’s panel light features PMMA optical plate, for high light transmittance, resulting in higher lumens-per-watt (lm/w).
PMMA cover does not turn yellow over prolonged usage, as such after years of operation, light emitted will look as bright and clear as the day you got it installed.
Paragon’s LED panel lights also feature high CRI (≥ 80) and power factor index (≥0.9), as such, colors will appear more vibrant and brighter at the same time utilizing power efficiently.
How light is distributed
LED panel light is able to deliver more benefits, compared to downlights and traditional reflective luminaire. This luminaire emit light through large illumination panels, therefore light is distributed and diffused evenly across. Light emitted will appear smooth and soft, and produces less glare for a more comfortable viewing experience.
The diffuser sheet also helps to eliminate dark spots and overly brighten areas, as a result it reduces the need for number of fixtures needed with proper light planning.
LED panel light options
Choose the panel light that best suit your space with our multi size options that is available for T-bar ceiling (retrofit), concealed ceiling (recessed mounting), exposed ceiling (surface mounting) and suspension from ceiling.
Paragon’s LED panel lights are available in three different color temperature as follows, Warm White (3000K), Cool White (4200K) and Cool Daylight(6500K). The different color temperatures ensure that it meets the functional and aesthetic requirement of the space, as different rooms have a specific function it serve (Common work area, reception area, living room, bedroom and etc.) The LEDs produce a high output of up to 5500 lumens.
Users may further enhance the efficiency of LED panel light by pairing it with motions sensors, to prevent any unnecessary wastage of energy.
Slim and compact design
Unlike traditional troffers luminaires, LED panels are extremely slim, which are ideal to be installed in areas with shallow ceilings. It weighs much lighter, which makes installation a breeze, whether retrofitting from traditional luminaire or installing it in new projects.
Each LED panel comes with its own LED driver to eliminate any compatibility issues, and ensure a smooth installation and operating process.
LED panels are slowly gaining popularity for it slim and compact design, especially for people who prefers a minimalist and contemporary style. As the panels does not protrude and are unobtrusive, hence individuals will not notice it unless the it is turned on.
Different type of installation
LED panel lights can be installed in three different manners, and it is all based on individual lighting requirements. The following are the different type of LED panel installation.
Surface Ceiling Mount
It is fairly common and easy way to install LED panel light. Installer will have to mark up the area for installation and drill holes on the ceiling, before screwing the frame to the ceiling. The final step would be to attached panel light to the frame on the ceiling.
Concealed Ceiling Mount
Concealed ceiling mount is popular for retrofit and for users looking for a seamless ceiling layout. Installer will have to ensure the dimensions of the panel light will fit into the cutout on the ceiling.
Suspended Ceiling Mount
LED panel light can be installed directly to the ceiling or suspended by a mounting frame. To ensure safety, always use the safety cables provided to hang the panel lights.
LED panels are extremely versatile and appropriate for a wide range of applications, it can be installed in both residential and commercial space. Let’s take a look at some common areas where LED panel lights can be found.
Studies have shown that appropriate lighting is essential in increasing productivity and reducing errors and fatigue. Enhance the workplace for employees by installing low-glare and comfortable lighting.
Common Dining Area
For the same reason that LED work well in office setting, it is also a top choice for common dining area. Compared to fluorescent lights, LEDs can be turned on and off without any adverse effect on its lifespan.
Hotel Lobby / Common Walkway
It is essential for guests to feel relax and comfortable, as harsh lighting will affect individuals’ experience of space, which will leave a bad experience for them.
Modern and minimalist design, that does not cause unnecessary obtrusion from the ceiling.
It is vital to create a proper lighting environment for students. It allows students to be attentive and focus better. LED lights are able to drastically reduce energy bills, which is great news, given how much schools can save when they take into account the number of luminaires there are in a school.
For more information and assistance on your next lighting upgrade, contact us today and one of our lighting experts will be able to provide more advice and insight.
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