The traditional solutions for car wash lighting are typically vapor tights and canopy fixtures. Both products have limitations and neither are properly designed for the harsh environments encountered in a car wash facility. These applications see consistent high pressure water, extremely high humidity levels and acidic cleaning chemicals. These factors cause water intrusion, lens degradation and result in diminished product lifetimes and high failure levels. An additional challenge is that these solutions are often bulky, not aesthetically appealing and produce inconsistent light levels throughout the facility.

“We were excited when we found the G&G LED waterproof fixture. We appreciate the sleek, compact design aesthetic for our building designs, but more important that the WPX was developed with car wash tunnels in mind. The system is built to last in the demanding environment and the simple and easy cabling setup lowers installation costs.”

Timothy Hogue, President


G&G’s WPX series harsh environment, linear LED fixture was initially designed specifically for the car wash industry. The system features a seamless housing and an IP68/IP69K waterproof rating to stand up the high pressure wash downs and high humidity levels. This series is engineered with a chemical resistant co-polyester housing that is not affected by car wash cleaning solutions. The simple plug and play cabling allows the system to adapt to a variety of building structures and cuts down on installation costs. The low-profile linear design produces extremely consistent light levels and a modern, aesthetically appealing result.


Modernwash now uses G&G’s WPX series linear luminaires for all of its car wash tunnel designs in which they provide lighting. Modernwash and G&G work hand to hand to present custom solutions tailored the customer’s specific building designs. Customers are given confidence by the quality and durability of the luminaires and appreciate the contribution to the aesthetic design as well as the overall savings in installation, maintenance and perpetual energy costs.

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