Gloassary

Glossary - P

P.I.R

P.I.R

A PIR sensor is a passive infrared sensor which is used in motion sensors. When the term PIR is used it is referring to a motion sensor switch. These are often wired to or integrated with garden and security lights. 

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Pelmet Lights

Pelmet Lights

Pelmet lights can also be referred to as concealed lighting, this would include ambient strip lights and under cabinet lighting. Great for adding light to worktops and adding general ambiance. 

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Pendant Lights

Pendant Lights

Perhaps the most popular form of lighting. Pendant lights hang from the ceiling and provide ambient light to a room. Best used as a main ceiling light but can also be used above breakfast bars and worktops.

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Pendant Suspension

Pendant Suspension

A pendant suspension is an electrical fitting which includes the ceiling rose, cord and lamp holder. It does not have a shade and is instead set for you to use any easy fit shade of your choice. Create your own unique light!

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Period Lighting

Period Lighting

Lighting which shows characteristics or design elements from before the 20th century.

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Picture Lights

Picture Lights

Light fittings which are designed to be fitted above picture frames or paintings to help illuminate them.

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Prismatic

Prismatic

Prismatic refers to a prism pattern which is often found in polycarbonate or glass diffusers, this helps to soften and distribute the light.

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