Everybody knows that Fire Rated lighting is important - but it's safe to say that far fewer people know why. Many myths and misunderstandings surround Fire Rating specifications and the products that adhere to them.

To bust some of the myths, Professional Electrician and Installer recently sat down with Phil Knight (MIFireE) from Exemplar Fire Safety Consultancy. He explained the purpose of Fire Rated downlights, where and when they should be fitted as well as how they are tested and much more. He also shared his thoughts on the future of Fire Rated lighting and what benefits he sees in the new Integral LED Evofire range.

If you're one of the many who finds the issue of Fire Rating a little confusing (we certainly couldn't blame you), have a read of this interesting and helpful article here.