Shop Lighting Lumen

Calculate the lighting
for an average size
home shop using


Entry Form

Length: feet

Width: feet

Lumens: One Lamp


Square: Feet

Total Lumens: Required

Total Lamps: Required

Double Lamp: Fixtures

Total: Watts

Lighting Calculator.

LEDs use less energy.

LEDs turn on in cold

LEDs instantly turn
on bright.

Using Use This
Lighting Calculator.

Enter lumens of one
4 foot LED light bulb.

Enter length and width
of room in feet.

LED bulb Lumens
range from 2600
to 6000s.
6000 range gets
into a bluer light.

Average preferred shop
lighting is 4000 to
5000 lumens.

5000 being daylight,
4000 being a softer light.

Average room requires
100 lumens per square foot.

This calculator is intended
for approximate estimating.

Color of ceiling and walls
will affect the lighting.

Rendering values range
from 0-100.

Rendering is accuracy in
seeing colors, aim for

Lighting Reflection

Window covering 40-50%

Walls 50% max.

Shop Equipment 25-45%.

Ceiling 70-80%

Floor 25-45%


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