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The 5 Objectives of Lighting Designers

The 5 Objectives of Lighting Designers

Lighting Design Creates and Improves Functionality: The most important thing about a lighting design is that it is functional. Our lighting designers spend a lot of time with our customers to learn how they use their spaces so we can light them correctly. Things like...

What is Lumen?  Lumen and Lux Explained

What is Lumen? Lumen and Lux Explained

What is Lumen? The official definition is: “a unit of luminous flux in the International System of Units, that is equal to the amount of light given out through a solid angle by a source of one candela intensity radiating equally in all directions.” But even we...

Fire Rated Down Lights – What they are and whether you need them.

Fire Rated Down Lights – What they are and whether you need them.

In any building, a ceiling helps slow the spread of fire. The ceiling will have a fire rating depending on how well it slows the spread of fire. If you install a recessed down light into a ceiling, chances are you are reducing that fire rating. The hole you cut for...

Lightmaster Product Names Explained! It’s written in the stars…

Lightmaster Product Names Explained! It’s written in the stars…

We get a lot of questions about our product names and how we come up with them. The names themselves can be quite tricky to say but the meaning behind them is very simple! The products are first categorised as per below. Their category dictates what the name will...

How do you turn on your Christmas lights?

How do you turn on your Christmas lights?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And this comes with reams and reams of twinkling lights that somehow have to be turned on when it gets dark (somewhere around 3.30pm if you’re in the Cotswolds!). The first thing to say here is, make sure your Christmas lights...

Lightmaster Black Friday Sale

Everyone is jumping on the Black Friday band wagon and Lightmaster is no different! We have a collection of fittings which are on sale with HUGE black Friday discounts applied: Black Sasin - £40+ VAT (reduced from £96+ VAT) The Sasin is a very popular fitting but the...

IP Ratings Explained

IP Ratings Explained

IP rating stands for ‘Ingress Protection’ and is always followed by two numbers. The first of these two numbers refer to the level of protection from foreign bodies entering the fitting. The second of the two numbers is the protection against water ingress, the higher...

Lightmaster Control – Dimming Protocols

Lightmaster Control – Dimming Protocols

LED dimming can be tricky. There’s so many different ways, each of which are suited to different lamp types. This is why it is important to understand the different ways to dim an LED to ensure that a smooth and consistent level of dimming is achieved. 1-10V 1-10V...

Lightmaster Control – LED Control Kit

Lightmaster Control – LED Control Kit

Our Lightmaster control guru's have nothing to do with the installation of the control kit supplied to our LED lighting design projects. They are trained engineers, not electricians.They can look at a project and discuss what kind of control options the client wants...

Lightmaster Partner – Linea Light

Lightmaster Partner – Linea Light

Lightmaster has been officially working with Linea Light since 2006 but Richard has known the company for much longer.  Almost every one of all our lighting design projects have at least one Linea Light fitting installed – their lighting range is massive and the...

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