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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

Lightmaster Product Names Explained

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...

How to best light up your garden – Lightmaster Design

How to best light up your garden – Lightmaster Design

Exterior lighting is often forgotten but then what would be the point of a conservatory or big windows if all you can see at night is darkness? Light beyond the window to bring the outside in. This is especially important in the winter months- your garden shouldn't...

Lightmaster Case Study – Cherington Village Hall

Lightmaster Case Study – Cherington Village Hall

The Hall in Cherington is a project we’re particularly proud of at Lightmaster. The village is only 10 minutes away from our offices in the Cotswolds and we’d already completed a number of projects in the area. In fact it was one of our clients in the village...

Lightmaster Product – Darlek Mains LED Downlight

The Darlek Mains LED Downlight was the first of the Darlek family brought out by Lightmaster. It's a 5W mains LED fitting so it does not need a driver. IP65 so ideal for bathrooms  and the lens is lightly diffused so theres's no glare. The beauty of this fitting is...

Lightmaster Product – NEW Daviic Downlight

Lightmaster Product – NEW Daviic Downlight

NEW Daviic Downlight - LMID - 2621 - Whm - 036 - 3000K - 85  SALE - ONLY £19+ VAT (Note - no other discounts can be applied to this price) For a while now, Lightmaster has been trying to sell our products to electrical contractors, but on a few jobs, we were told our...

Lightmaster Product – Sarlin Spotlight Sale £30+ VAT

Lightmaster Product – Sarlin Spotlight Sale £30+ VAT

The Sarlin micro spotlight is part of Lightmaster's standard range of product that we design here at our Cotswolds HQ and then we send it to our factory in China to be produced. We noticed that the market was full of 4W + spotlights but that there wasn't many lower...

Lightmaster News – How coloured light can affect our moods

Lightmaster News – How coloured light can affect our moods

Colour changing light It’s become a well-known fact recently that lighting can affect our well-being. Dimmed lights can create a relaxed atmosphere while bright sunlight is supposed to brighten our mood.  Sometimes we can go for days, if not weeks in the UK without...

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