8 Different Types of Ceiling Lights

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There is a wide variety of different types of ceiling lights designed specifically for commercial and industrial applications. Understanding the difference between each will enable you to make the best decision for your needs.

In this article, we’re taking a closer look at 8 different types of ceiling lights.

Different Types of Ceiling Lights

Each type of ceiling light fixture offers a different set of features designed to accommodate the environment you need to light, including everything from high-ceiling warehouses to settings involving moisture and dust. We’re taking a closer look at some of the most popular types of LED light fixtures used for commercial and industrial applications.

Here are the 8 different types of ceiling lights we’re coving today:

  • LED High Bays
  • LED Strip Lights
  • LED Wraparound Fixtures
  • Recessed Troffers
  • LED Flat Panels
  • Vapor Tight LED
  • Watertight Light Fixtures

Let’s take a closer look …

LED High Bays

LED High Bays are designed to accommodate warehouses, factories, and other commercial or industrial applications with high ceilings.

These types of lighting fixtures feature precision-designed optics, multiple distributions, and a choice of lumen outputs and color temperatures making it energy-efficient.

If you’re looking for a fixture for a retail application, the Ignite LED High Bay Series offers a slim profile that’s more aesthetically pleasing. If you want to update your existing high bay fixtures with something more energy-efficient and aesthetically pleasing, LED UFO High Bay fixtures offer both and feature an IP65 protection grade suitable for wet locations and temperatures up to 122°F.

LED Strip Lights

LED Strip Lights are ideal for just about any application, including commercial, industrial, retail, and even residential settings. These types of ceiling lights aren’t just for the ceiling – they can be surface mounted in retail stores, display cases, storage facilities, closets, and even parking garages.

This type of LED light fixture is available in 4′ and 8′ frames, both of which offer a single lens that provides a beautiful, continuous look.

LED Wraparounds

LED wraparound light fixtures are one of the best solutions for a variety of commercial and residential applications, including everything from hallways to parking garages.

Many people use LED wraparound light fixtures to illuminate kitchens, offices, and even workshops as well.

Like many of the different types of ceiling lights available, the LED wraparound fixture offers light distribution that’s both uniform and bright. These fixtures are designed to be energy-efficient as well.

Recessed Troffers

Recessed troffers are designed to illuminate any workspace, including offices, hospitals, and other commercial interiors with limited space. These types of light fixtures distribute light evenly and prevent direct eye contact with the LED modules.

There are several different types of recessed troffers available today, including center baskets, double baskets, and prismatic troffers.

LED Flat Panels

LED Flat Panels are another great option for the office. Flat-panel lighting fixtures are designed to provide even lighting to a wide variety of workspaces without requires much space.

The T1 Flat Panel Series is one of an ultra-thin fixture designed with a backlit frame that provides even light distribution and update, beautiful aesthetic. Flat-panel lighting fixtures offer a multi-color option and provide a dip switch on the driver, which allows you to change the CCT according to your needs.

Vapor Tight LED

Vapor Tight LED fixtures are designed for commercial and industrial applications that experience high levels of moisture or dust.

The T1 Vapor Tight LED Series is sealed and gasketed against moisture, dust, and ingress. This makes it one of the most ideal fixtures available for rugged or wet environments.

Watertight Light Fixtures

Watertight light fixtures are designed to withstand wet environments and require an IP67 or ip69K protection grade. These types of fixtures are ideal for commercial and industrial applications that experience a lot of moisture or dust.

The T1 Watertight LED Series features a sealed tubular design that withstands water penetration. Our high-impact resistant tube is made of acrylic and sealed with fully-gasketed endplates. In addition, these watertight light fixtures feature built-in 2KV surge protection.


Now that you know the different types of ceiling lights available for commercial and industrial applications, you can make a more informed decision regarding which type of light fixture is right for you.

Whether you need new light fixtures for a warehouse or retail store, you’ll find everything you need at T-1 Lighting.

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