5CCT Meaning and Importance

What does CCT mean?

  • CCT (Correlated Color Temperature): Defines the color appearance of the light fixture source.
  • It is an important aspect of color appearance that characterizes how cool or warm lighting appears.
  • Common values are 2700K,3000K,3500K, 4000K, and 5000K.

What is the best CCT for lighting?

Generally speaking, it can be selected according to your needs, so 5CCT lights are popular now. Because of it satisfies a lot of consumer needs.

Generally speaking, the household choice of 2700K-4000K, and 5000K-6000K is usually used in shopping malls, supermarkets, and office buildings.

  • Residential Lighting:
  • 2700K-3500K: It is usually used in bedrooms. Low color temperature helps you sleep.
  • 3500K-4000K: Basic lighting for daily activities, available in living room, bathroom, and dining room.
  • 4000-5000K: Bright lights are generally used in kitchens.
  • Commercial Lighting & Industrial Lighting:
  • 3000K-4000K: It is usually used in restaurants and bars.
  • 4000K-6000K: Generally applicable to public places, for example, hospitals and offices.

What is the importance of CCT lighting?

  • Affect the scene atmosphere and audience mood.
  • The color temperature helps people improve work efficiency, reading comfort, sleep quality and reduces eye strain.