Technical

BATHROOM ZONES & IP RATINGS

Installing lighting and electrical equipment in bathrooms is subject to certain building regulations to maintain safety. The following bathroom zones and IP rating guide details these regulations, and the ingress protection rating which is given to fittings according to their ability to keep out foreign bodies, including water.

PART-L COMPLIANCE GUIDE 2013

In 2013 the Government updated Part-L of the building regulations concerning the conservation of fuel and power. The following Part-L compliance guide attempts to explain these regulations and how they impact on domestic and commercial lighting.