In our latest Ask the Expert video, Scolmore Group’s Darren Staniforth, Head of Technical Engagement, explores the correct installation of downlights in domestic situations, answering the question: Do all lights installed in ceilings need to be fire rated?
In this short video, Darren presents two examples – a downlighter without an intumescent strip and one with. He explores common questions Scolmore Group receives, such as: do all downlights need to have built-in fire protection, when can I use them without it, can I use a mixture of both, what are local building control requirements?
Take a look below.
Thanks for your help Darren!
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