Light Quality & You

Light Quality & You

Understanding the different ways light quality can effect you will help you create the ambiance you're looking for. CRI and color temperature can make or break a space, depending on what you plan to do in that space. Find some quick tips below that will help you create your perfect lighting plan!


Lumens is the amount of brightness a bulb emits. The higher the number the brighter the bulb. When planning your light arrangement, It is important to consider the brightness of the bulb both in regards to placement and spacing between your bulbs. If you are lighting a work space you may find you need higher lumen bulbs in order to adequately see your work. However, if you are lighting a living room or a den you may want lower lumens so that the space is peaceful.

Want the best of both worlds? Consider dimmable bulbs. Our dimmable bulbs work with a variety of dimming switches and will allow you to choose the perfect brightness level for every occasion.


Color Rendering Index refers to the quality of light on a scale of 0-100, with 100 being the closest to natural sunlight. Sunco's products usually run from CRI80 – CRI95 giving you clear definition and vibrant colors.


Color & Variation

Color is measured in degrees of Kelvin (K) on a scale from 1,000 to 10,000. Color Temperature can have a dramatic impact on the space you plan to light. Typically color temperature is broken down into warm and cool light. Warmer temperatures create a peaceful and relaxing space that works well in most public area. Cooler temperatures promote enhanced concentration. Our products come in a variety of color temperatures to help you get the perfect light quality.

Sunco colors include:

  • 2300K (Amber)  --- Appears: Red
  • 2700K (Soft White) --- Appears: Orange
  • 3000K (Warm White) --- Appears: Yellow
  • 4000K (Cool White) --- Appears: White
  • 5000K (Daylight) --- Appears: Blue
  • 6000K (Daylight Deluxe) --- Appears Silver/Multicolored
  • 7000K (Diamond White)
  • 8000K (Bright White)
  • 9000K (Ultra Bright White)




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