First, Which brings us to Lumens. What is a lumen?
Lumens are the raw quantity of light being produced by an object. It has nothing to do with the amount of power that the light uses. Usually a higher wattage means a brighter light, but not always. The number of lumens emitted by your lights determines the general brightness of the lighting in the garage. LED lights are listed in terms of Lumens.
If the Light for a Garage as Workbench Lighting?
To calculate how many lumens you need, you need to figure out the area of your workshop area. The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) recommends that you have 300 lumens per square foot in a workshop area. People who use their garage as their main workshop or detailing their cars will need a lot brighter lighting (higher lumens) for safety and efficiency than someone who only uses their garage for storage.
How many lumens you need for your garage depends on what you’re planning on doing in your garage, so there’s no “one light fits all” solution. It all comes down to how many lumens you need for your garage.
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There are Some Skills for Calculating Lumens for Garage Lighting:
1. Measure Your Garage
A standard sized, one-car garage is 12′ x 22′, which gives it 264 sq. ft. of space.
Similarly, the average two-car garage is around 20′ x 20′, although there’s slightly more variability in size. That equates to around 400 sq. ft. of space.
2. Recommended Lumens Per Square Foot
We’re going to assume your garage needs a minimum of the same amount of light, at minimum. The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) They recommend 50 lumens per square foot for an automotive showroom or service area. Who recommended guidelines for lighting based on how space is being used. Even though they’re designed for commercial spaces, they offer some useful guidelines which we’ll use here.
3. Multiply Together
To get how many lumens you need for your garage:
A one-car garage (minimum)
50 lumens/Sq. Ft. x 264 Sq. Ft = 13,200 lumens
A two-car garage (minimum)
50 lumens/Sq. Ft. x 400 Sq. Ft = 20,000 lumens
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