Gloassary

Glossary - I

Illuminate

Illuminate

To light up or produce light for a space.

Incandescent

Incandescent

This refers to a bulb which uses a conductive wire or thread (filament) which is heated by electrical current to produce light. This is what we know as the traditional light bulb.

Industrial Style

Industrial Style

A lighting trend which incorporates retro features such as antique brass pendant lights which look great with Edison style filament bulbs.

See our complete range of Industrial Style Lighting here

Ingress Protection/ IP Rating

Ingress Protection/ IP Rating

This is the rating which determines the degree of protection from intrusion from objects including dust and water. IP rating is usually used to indicate its protection from water and what it is in turn capable of being used for.

For more information of IP ratings see our Bathroom Lighting blog

Outdoor Lights

Bathroom Lights

Integrated

Integrated

Integrated or "integral" are terms normally used to describe a bulb or light source which is built into the fitting and can not be removed, this is normally LED as they have extremely long life and are designed to outlive even the fitting.

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