What is wet rated lighting?
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Thereof, what does damp rated mean for lighting?
Damp-rated lights are designed to withstand moist environments, specifically those where condensation may build up in and around the fixture. Damp-rated lights can go both outdoors and indoors. They withstand moisture but not direct contact with the elements.
Also, what is wet location lighting? Only lighting and fans marked “Suitable for Wet Locations” can be used in wet locations, both indoors and outdoors. A wet location is an interior or exterior location in which water or other liquids may drip, splash or flow on or against the electrical components of a lighting fixture or ceiling fan.
Considering this, what is a wet rated bulb?
Wet rated lighting should be used for nearly all outdoor and landscape lights that have direct contact with rain or snow. Wet rated bulbs are used for submersed lighting in hot tubs, pools, and fountains.
What kind of light goes in a shower?
Reflector Bulb R-, BR-, PAR-, and MR-type bulbs are all common types of reflectors, with MR16 and PAR20 halogens being the most popular choices for recessed shower lights.