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The Barn Lights in this category have been tested by an independent laboratory to CE standard, CE” is sometimes indicated as an abbreviation of “Conformité Européenne” (French for “European Conformity”) to which Australian Standards are based on. We have test reports to back up our waterproofing and state that our quality standards exceed the lighting industry by a good measure. Barn Light Australia is a registered supplier under the ACMA (Australian Media & Communications Authority) which permits our use of the vintage C-Tick Mark, and now the new RCM Mark (Regulatory Compliance Mark) & ESSS (Electrical Equipment Safety Suppliers) – Check Barn Light Australia’s EESS listing Ask yourself what standards imported lighting have, how they are enforced, and most importantly if you’d like to take the risk for a few dollars less than the genuine articles.
What warrants the term “Outdoor Lighting”? For Australians we have Australian Standards, commonly abbreviated as “AS”, New Zealanders, we have NZS. This letters can corm a joint standard where applicabile – AS/NZS:” and immediately followed with a series of numbers. i.e. AS 1680 refers to Australian Standards for Interior and Workplace Lighting. Another example is AS/NZS 60432.1:2007 Incandescent lamps. These standards have their own sub headings such as “Ingress Protection” to which “IP” is abbreviated to. You can read more about IP Standards by following this link: IP Rated Outdoor Lighting For most applications an IP44 Rated light is sufficient for exterior use, an increase to IP55 is desirable but not always required.
Why buy Outdoor Lighting?
Humidity. Splashing. Corrosion. Dew Points. These are all hallmarks of difficult environments for electricity to be safely part of. In areas of high humidity such as Queensland or high altitude towns such as the Dandenong Ranges, customers will frequently complain about the likelyhood of water damage due to water pooling and the resultant faults, shorts, and the eventual replacement fittings…. This also occurs for some indoor entry way areas such as mudrooms and high humidity areas such as bathrooms and laundries. Buying an Outdoor Rated Barn Light from Barn Light Australia is not just a purchase, but an investment the first time around, ensuring you’ve purchased designed to last a lifetime. We use thread sealants, o-ring gaskets, hex baskets, closed cell gaskets, and waterproof our fittings to ensure the best quality lighting product you can install outdoor or indoors – So you’ll never need to make a warranty request.