Refrigeration lighting is the installation of light fixtures in refrigerators, freezers, walk in coolers, etc. Refrigerator lights are used to illuminate cooling systems. For commercial cooling appliances, refrigeration lights are used to light up the freezer. They are also used in transparent chillers to attract customers by effectively displaying your products. However, they need to have a high Color Rendering Index (CRI) to properly display your goods.
The lights in cooling systems are designed to resist a range of temperatures. They are designed to work from -40°c to 80°c.
Usually, new freezers and refrigerators will come with a light bulb, but whenever they stop working, they have to be replaced. Aside from replacing a light that is no longer functional, you may need a new bulb for other reasons such as aesthetics. When selecting a light bulb for your cooling system, you should consider the following essential factors.
Bulbs come in different types: incandescent, halogen, LED, or CFL. Traditional bulbs are not suitable for refrigeration appliances because they are not designed to withstand the temperature difference. The power produced from the lighting of a bulb used in a cooling system should be 40 watts and below, yet enough to properly illuminate the entire compartment. So for refrigeration lighting, LED bulbs are the best option as they have suitable characteristics. Their watts (energy consumption) are low, and at the same time, they have high lumens (measurement for brightness).
LED refrigeration lights are the best lights for refrigeration. They can last above 50,000 hours. LED lights provide bright lights as their lumen output is high and they also emit low heat which is suitable for the cooling system. LED lights do not flicker and they come on as soon as the refrigerator is opened because it does not require extra time to preheat. For commercial coolers, LED lights have a high color rendering and color temperature that can adequately display goods in their original color to attract customers.
Refrigeration lights are light bulbs designed to work in refrigeration appliances. They help users locate things quickly. These lights are designed to come on when the refrigerator is opened and go off when it is closed. This way, energy is saved.
LED lights have more advantages for refrigeration lighting than traditional bulbs. In recent years, manufacturers of coolers favored the LED light against traditional bulbs because of the benefits users can gain while using LED lights. Aside from the dull glow that the incandescent bulb gives, they also consume a lot of energy and produce much heat, which is unsuitable.