Choosing the right lamp is a combination of 3 main factors, Lumen's, Kelvins and efficiency. There are other factors but
not so relevant for exterior lighting products. Efficiency matters because you want the maximum light output possible
( Lumen's ) from the minimum amounts of watts consumed. The latest LED technology lamps are amongst the most efficient you
can buy today. An example would be to change a mains halogen GU10 35w lamp to a ECO friendly GU10 5w LED lamp. Reduced energy
bills with no loss of light output helps the environment and reduce your energy bills.
Choosing the style of a product is only part of the equation you must also think of where that product will be used and how it will be installed. All exterior lighting products on our web site have a IP rating which is explained further in our design ideas section but in simple terms the IP rating is appropriate to each light fitting and its intended application and is therefore fit for purpose. Water ingress is the enemy for outdoor lighting and the products supplied are only as good as the installation as the weakest point is always cable joints. All joint must be made 100% water tight and this can be done using IP68 connectors, waterproof junction boxes which are then filled with a resin mix or magic gel. All joints where possible should be made above ground for easy access and reduced water ingress. When installing ground buried lights adequate drainage systems should be put in place especially in clay based soil areas. Approximately 200mm of drainage. Mains 240v cable will have less joints than a low voltage installation but care must be taken with the cable runs.
|Lamp description:||GU10 230 V max 35 Watt|
|Cut out:||dia 11.5 cm|
|Installation depth:||16.5 cm|
|Overall diameter:||13 cm|
|Max wattage:||35 Watt|
|IP rating:||IP 67|
|Materials:||aluminium / stainless steel 316|
|Degree of tilt:||30|
|shape:||circular, Square bezel|