Things to Consider when Buying High Bay T5 Fixtures:
- Consider the ceiling height. This type of fixture is intended for use in high ceilings so this should be the first consideration when shopping. If the ceiling is over 20 feet in height from the floor, it can use a high bay without overpowering the space.
- Determine if you need 2x2 or 2x4. This will be determined by the available space in the ceiling for fixtures. Make sure you check this before purchasing to avoid buying fixtures you can't actually utilize in the space.
- Consider the number of lamps. This type of lighting comes with options of lamps such as 2, 4, 6, and 8 lamps which help you get the right lumen output for the space.
- Decide between Miro 4 or white reflectors. This is a matter of appearances for most people. Both types of reflector do the same thing essentially which is reflect the upward light down to the floor, but Miro 4 will give a better percentage of lighting reflected than white.
Our T5HO high bay lights are specifically designed for areas with high ceilings over 20 to 40 ft. Our high-quality reflectors allow light to spread down and out from the bottom of the fixture. These reflectors are available in Miro 4 and White.
The energy consumption of these T5 light fixtures is usually 54 watt T5s, which can have substantial saving on your electricity usage immediately over traditional 400-watt metal halide high bays.
Typical applications include warehouses, factories, production lighting, industrial spaces, machine shops and many more. They are a great choice for just about any industrial or commercial setting, providing powerful illumination in the biggest environments. When you need a lot of light in an efficient and economical package, look for T5 light fixtures.
Our high bays are constructed of the highest quality materials to be durable and reliable. T5HO high bay lighting fixture housings are made of quality stamped steel components. We test all of our T5 light fixtures to make sure you have peace of mind when bidding and installing them on any job you see fit. We back up every product with our top-notch customer service and the best warranties on the market today.
The electrical components in our T5 bay lights are the highest quality right down to the lamp sockets. Fixture ballasts are brand name and backed by a 5-year warranty in most cases. Our fixture ballasts are CEE, UL approved and are rebate compatible to allow applying for energy rebates no matter what state or utility that is offering it.
There are several options for T5HO high bay lights that you may use to meet your application needs. Some of these options are the number of lamps from 2 to 12, lenses, wire guards, voltage, emergency ballast, plugs, cords, and reflectors - white or mirrored. These options will help you narrow down the right match for your needs so you can get a T5 light fixture that will serve your building perfectly for years to come.
DEFINITIONS FOR T5HO HIGH BAYS
Tomstones or Lamp Sockets: Where the lamps are twisted into the fixture to make the connection to the ballast wires.
Un-shunnted: This is the type of tombstones or lamp sockets that are used in a T5HO fixture With an electronic program start ballast
Miro 4 Reflectors: Highly polished full mirror aluminum material used to reflect 95 % of the light hitting it
White Reflectors: white powder coated aluminum used to reflect 87 % of the light hitting the reflector
I-bay Lighting fixture: usually a less sturdy way to manufacture lights using as little metal as possible and connecting the reflectors to the top and the bottom of the I usually a cheaper fixture then the full body lighting fixture. with an I bay fixture there is no way to mount a lens to the bottom can only be used with a wire guard for protection of the lamps.
Full Body fixture: Way of manufacturing lighting fixtures that encloses the entire lighting fixture on top, helps white dust on the and reflectors. This fixture is more expensive to produce, more durable and able to encapsolate the lamps with a lens.
Ballast Warranty: the length of the warrant on the ballast for a T5HO lighting fixture is usually 5 yrs. These warranties are Manufacturer warranties and are handled through the MFG of the ballast itself by calling their warranty hotline phone number on the ballast and not our company, although we would be glad to help if necessary.
Emergency Ballast: specifically a rather large battery used to control one or more lamps in case of a power outage up to 90 minutes in most cases.
HID Equivalent: Defined as the overall output of that lighting fixture in referance to older HID wattages to define what light you should look for.
54 Watts: the total wattage per lamp on a T5HO lighting fixture that outputs approximately 5000 lumens