What is downlight?
A downlight is a light fitting (luminaire) that lights in a downward direction to light an area below. They are usually recessed into the ceiling, so you see only a small part of fitting below the ceiling.
Why use downlights?
Downlights are a versatile light fitting excellent for a multitude of uses throughout the home. They are a great way to create zones, navigate around the space and highlight your key pieces such as art. They can provide in-fill light as well as task lighting for example over a kitchen island. They work well with a combination of other architectural and decorative fittings in a layered lighting schemes. Take a look at our projects to see how we have used downlights.
What are the different variations with a downlight?
LED downlights are now the norm. They can come as either a fixed downlight or directional version. Some are also available with different beam widths which add additional flexibility – narrow, medium or wide. The bezel shape can also be different from round, square to rectangle
What is CCT?
CCT or Correlated Colour Temperature is a number, expressed in degrees Kelvin (K) which represents the colour of a light source, it is equivalent to the colour emitted by a blackbody radiator when heated to that temperature. … The CCT value indicates the apparent “warmth” or “coolness” of the light.
A color rendering index (CRI) is a quantitative measure of the ability of a light source to reveal the colors of various objects faithfully in comparison with an ideal or natural light source.
What is IP rate?
IP rate indicate waterproof level of the light . IP20 Is standard rate. bathroom need IP40. Outdoor need IP65