How to choose the right LED panel size

LED panels are a popular lighting choice for homes, offices and other commercial buildings. However, with a range of sizes available, it can be difficult to know which size to choose or which options are available to you.

If you have an existing ceiling grid, it’s an easy choice as most LED panels are designed to slot in as a replacement for traditional fluorescent tube lighting. If you’re looking to install LED panels without a ceiling grid, it can be a tricky choice. In this guide, you will learn more about the LED panel sizes available, where they can be used and their benefits.

Choosing 600mmx600mm LED panels

If you’re looking for medium-sized LED panels for a commercial or residential setting, 600mmx600mm LED panels are the perfect choice. They fit into existing ceiling grids or can be surface mounted for other ceiling types.

In addition, the panels are available in options such as:

  • Emergency
  • Dimmable

These options provide you with more flexible lighting solutions that can be adapted to suit your application.

Before purchasing 600mmx600mm LED panels it’s important to consider where you will be using them as this can affect the type and size you will need. It’s also important to think about the quality of light you need and ensure that the lighting you’re replacing will be matched by the LED panels you choose.

600mmx600mm LED panels provide a range of benefits in comparison to fluorescent tube lighting including:

  • Better light quality
  • Energy savings
  • Cost savings
  • Maintenance savings
  • Longer lasting

Read our guide to find out more about 600mmx600mm LED panels.

When to choose 1200mmx600mm LED panels

1200mm x 600mm LED panels are one of the most common LED panel sizes because this is the most common ceiling grid sizes. Not only that, the large panels offer bright, widespread light that’s perfect for illuminating large, open spaces.

Benefits of 1200mmx600mm LED panels include:

  • Range of colour temperatures
  • Easy installation
  • Low maintenance
  • Energy efficient
  • Cost effective
  • High power, low voltage

These panels are the largest available but provide much better quality lighting so will provide more and higher quality light than other types of lighting, without higher energy bills or maintenance costs.

Find out more about 1200mmx600mm LED panels and where they can be used in our guide.

Other popular LED panel sizes

In addition to the two most common sizes of LED panel, 600mmx600mm and 1200mmx600mm, there are a range of other sizes including:

  • 1200x300
  • 300x300
  • 600x300

Being aware of the options available to you will help you to make sure the lighting solution you choose is suitable for your application and will offer the best quality lighting. The key differences between the panels are their size, shape, the amount of light emitted and how it is emitted.

The size you choose will largely be dictated by any current ceiling grid in place so, if you’re replacing an old lighting system, this is something you should consider. If you’re choosing a completely new lighting solution, the size will depend on the size of the room and the purpose of the lighting.

To find out more about the other sizes of LED panels available, read our guide.

At Lamp Shop Online, our experts are on-hand to answer all of your questions and queries to make sure you choose the right lighting solution for your needs. If you would like further advice on our LED panel sizes, please contact our team today.

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