Lighting is an important factor when it comes to planning out and setting up your home, your shop, you garage, or any commercial or residential work space you want to set up.
Lighting greatly affects the safety and performance of your employees or yourself. Poor lighting may result to accidents in the workplace since not all objects can be seen with dim light, especially when you have dark colored furniture. Too much brightness may also result to glare which will make things difficult to see, especially for those who are sensitive to too much bright light. The lighting of the room cab also affect the motivation of your employees which may affect their performance at work as well. Hence, lighting is not something that you can just take for granted.
Few things to consider when you want to get the best shop lights for your workspace is the location of where you will place your light fixture. You also need to consider the height of the ceiling to know if you will get a hanging fixture or one that must be installed directly to the ceiling. You must also consider how long you want your light fixture to be. Most people prefer fluorescent light fixtures that are 4 feet in length or longer for better brightness and general lighting.
If you want a fluorescent light fixture that has the length and the good quality of performance, you might want to consider purchasing the Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light with integrated LED Double-Fixture.
Features of the Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light
The Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light is known for its integrated LED double-fixture. The double-fixture helps lessen electricity consumption by 62% when compared to purchasing 2 100 W fluorescent tubes which gives the same luminous flux as the 38 watts bulb used by the shop light. The double-fixture is also easy to replace and compatible with any existing fixture available so if you are going to replace the fixture, you will not find it difficult to look for a replacement. The item also runs on a 120 voltage.
The 4 feet fluorescent fixture is fashioned with an electrical cord that is 5 feet and 5 inches long which gives it good reach. The cord is also fixed with an on/off switch which makes turning on/off the light more convenient, especially for those who want find it such a hassle to keep on turning the lights on/off through the main switch.
The fixture comes with 2 x 6” suspension wires, 2 ‘S’ hooks and 2 mounting screws. The items make hanging the fixture such a breeze. However, for those of you who do not want a hanging light fixture, you can still use the two screws to fasten the fixture to the ceiling directly. You might also want to add in more screws for further support as well.
Another feature of the fixture is the 3800 lumens capacity with a 4000K daylight glow and a rugged steel housing that makes the product durable and long lasting. Fort for those who want more brightness, there is also another variety which gives 5000K crystal white glow. However, for those who do not settle well with too much white, the daylight glow variety will be great.
With its energy saving capacity, the Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light sports approximately 50,000 hours of life hours even on a daily use with long periods of time. It also comes with a 5-year unlimited warranty.
No matter how perfect or how great any product is, there will always be negative feedbacks. The Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light is no exception. Here are some of the disadvantages that you may encounter with the product: some of the products are sold with cheap holding clips that are not as durable as the other parts so you need to verify the seller first before buying; and unclear directions which, for those who are first time users of the product or of installing light fixtures, may lead to difficulty during installation.
The product in general provides great brightness and the double-fixture features has made it quite popular. This is because of the 38 Watts consumption instead of the standard 100 Watts of this type. This attracts many buyers due to its energy saving capability. However, for those who do not like double-fixtures, the Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light may not be the right light fixture for you. The light fixture also comes with a 5 feet and 5 inch power cord, however, if you want a longer cord, you might have to buy an extension cord. Also, the Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light is mainly installed through hanging as was the purpose of the suspension wires and ‘S’ hooks that comes with the package. But if you want to directly install the item on the ceiling, it can still be done.
Whether you decide to buy a Hyperikon® Utility LED Shop Light, just remember to consider first the features you want on light fixture. You might also want to review your lighting ergonomics. Make sure that your light fixture goes well with the height of your ceiling as well as the size of the area. The more the light fixture, the brighter but you also need to make sure that you do not purchase too much to avoid brightening the room or area too much. The same goes with too little light which will not be enough to light every nook and cranny of the room.