Warm white light

Significance: Warm white light

What is warm white light?

What is warm white light and is it actually white in colour? Warm white light, despite its name, has a yellowish colour and is often seen in living spaces, but we also use it in a truck cabin, for example. In fact, we use it to create a warm atmosphere; The light is used to boost people's mood and creates a warm atmosphere. The warm white light emitted by an LED lamp is always between 2700 and 3000 Kelvin.


What is neutral white light?

Besides this colour of light, there are of course other colours, such as neutral white light (4000K) and cold white light (6000K). Neutral white light is in between cold white and warm white. The colour of neutral white light is whiter than a warm white colour. Neutral light is often used in places where productivity plays an important role. This is because the light has a stimulating effect on people's concentration. Neutral white light is also often used in LED panels. It cold white light is higher in Kelvin than neutral white light. Cold white light can be compared to bright daylight and is mainly used in places where brightness plays an important role, for example in a showroom.

colour temperature and kelvin values

Colour temperature indicates the "colour" of light emitted by a light source. Colour temperature is expressed in Kelvin (K). The lower the Kelvin number, the "warmer" and more yellowish the light. Is the Kelvin number higher? Then the "colder" and the whiter the light.

  • 1900K: Warm light like candlelight.
  • 2200K: Warm light.
  • 2700K: Warm white light like the light from LED lamps.
  • 3000K: Warm white light.
  • 4000K: White with a warm glow.
  • 4800K: Daylight with direct sunlight.
  • 5500K: Standard daylight white, such as clear sky.
  • 6000K: Cool white, like bright blue sky with an afternoon sun.
  • 7000K: Daylight with rain.
  • 10.000K: Daylight with thunderstorms.

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