Fire rated downlights help to prevent the spread of fire and minimise the risk of structural damage/collapse. When a recessed downlight is installed, a hole is cut into the ceiling. This hole reduces the ceiling’s natural ability to act as a barrier. Fire rated downlights restore the natural fire integrity of a ceiling. They are available as GU10 downlights or fully integrated LED versions. GU10 downlights have replaceable lamps and integrated LED downlights have the LED light source built into them.
If in doubt, install fire rated downlights anyway, they cost slightly more but are safer and provide peace of mind. Most of our main selling downlights such as the Halers H2 Pro and Aurora M10 are fire rated as standard.