What are fluorescent light covers?

fluorescent light cover

Fluorescent light covers, also referred to as fluorescent light diffusers or panels, are specialized fluorescent light covers designed to alter the quality and appearance of fluorescent lighting systems. These covers are crafted using an eco-friendly water-based ink on a 5 millimeter lightweight, durable polyester film with UV inhibitors designed to prevent yellowing and retain rich, vibrant colors.  They are commonly used in commercial, residential, and industrial settings to enhance lighting aesthetics, improve functionality, and create specific ambient effects.

DesignScapes are decorative fluorescent light covers.  These covers serve multiple functions beyond their primary role of diffusing light. One of their essential purposes is to soften the harshness of fluorescent lighting. Fluorescent lights can emit intense and stark illumination, which can be uncomfortable to the eyes and create a sterile environment. Fluorescent covers work to scatter the light, reducing glare and creating a more even distribution of illumination. This diffusion helps in mitigating eye strain, providing a more pleasant visual experience, and fostering a more inviting atmosphere in the space.

Moreover, these fluorescent light covers come in various designs, patterns, and colors, offering a wide range of aesthetic options.  We have over 500 DesignScapes to choose from that were created by the design team at Apollo Design Technology a world leader in standard and custom gobos. Some covers feature decorative elements like nature-inspired designs, geometric patterns, or artistic prints. Others may imitate natural elements such as clouds, skylights, or landscapes, creating a visually appealing environment and adding an element of creativity and uniqueness to the space. These decorative covers are often used in commercial spaces like offices, hospitals, schools, and retail stores to create visually stimulating and engaging atmospheres.

Another critical aspect of fluorescent covers is their ability to alter the color temperature of the emitted light. They can be designed to mitigate the cool, bluish hue characteristic of standard fluorescent lights by adding warmer tones or custom color temperatures. This alteration in color temperature can significantly impact the ambiance of a space, making it more inviting, relaxing, or conducive to specific activities.

Installation of fluorescent covers is relatively straightforward in most cases. They are designed to fit standard fluorescent fixtures, making them easily replaceable.  Installation often involves removing the existing cover or diffuser panel and replacing it with the new fluorescent cover.

Our made in the USA DesignScapes fluorescent covers are versatile components that serve multiple purposes in enhancing the performance, aesthetics, and ambiance of fluorescent lighting systems. From diffusing harsh light and reducing glare to adding decorative elements and altering color temperatures, these covers offer a wide array of benefits across various settings, making them a valuable addition to both commercial and residential spaces.

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