Monday, September 18, 2023

How Can I Incorporate Fire-Rated Lights into My Home or Business?


Luckily, most fire-rated lights are stylish recessed lighting. This type of LED fixture comes in many styles and designs, so you can choose one that complements your décor. Additionally, recessed lighting is great for mood lighting in stores and businesses.

  • Downlights are mood setters: Aside from safety, many people choose fire-rated downlights because they provide great lighting for reading, homework, or lighting in a commercial space for work and displaying products.
  • Modern aesthetic: Tired of outdated lighting styles? Recessed lights provide a modern look that fits in with any room.

Read more about fire-rated recessed lighting on our website!

RP Lighting is Your Source for Fire-Rated Recessed Lighting


We’re constantly innovating and improving existing designs to bring you the best fixtures that keep your safety in mind, as well as provide stylish design. Check out our fire-rated lights on our website, and contact your RP representative for more information!

Friday, September 1, 2023

Where Should Fire-Rated Recessed Lighting Fixtures Be Used?


Fire-rated fixtures can be used anywhere, but are especially important in buildings with multiple floors to keep a fire contained should one break out.

The most common examples include apartment buildings, mixed-use buildings, and multilevel homes.

Fire rated lighting tests determine:

The ability of fixtures to maintain their structural integrity and fire-resistant properties during a fire
How well a fixture can withstand fire and further prevent the spread of flames, smoke, and toxic gases

The most common levels of fire protection required for ceiling fans are 30-, 60-, and 90-minute ratings. A 30-, 60-, or 90-minute fire rated downlight must pass separate tests for each time period and it must not be assumed a downlight that states it can withstand 90 minutes of fire is also 30- or 60-minute fire rated.

Read the full article on our website!

 RP Lighting is Your Source for Fire-Rated Recessed Lighting

We’re constantly innovating and improving existing designs to bring you the best fixtures that keep your safety in mind, as well as provide stylish design. Check out our fire-rated lights on our website, and contact your RP representative for more information!

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