BATHROOM DESIGNERS IN THE BEST LIGHT - SLV BATHROOM LIGHTING FOR THE SCHURR COMPANY
IP protection classes at a glance
3-circuit tracks as a flexible basis for spots and spotlights.
Connect all bathroom luminaires properly to the mains without ending up with an unsightly tangle of cables hanging from the ceilings: to meet this challenge, we used variable 3-phase-tracks as a basis for our spots and spotlights.
A mix of functional and design-quality bathroom lighting
Unfortunately, great aesthetics are of no use in a showroom if customers cannot properly recognise the products on display. Bathroom lighting that is too bright or badly positioned, on the other hand, destroys the feel-good atmosphere that is to be created in the showroom. So our task was to create a perfect blend of functionality and design aesthetics with the bathroom lighting.
Realising a flexible lighting scenario for changing bathroom scenes
Another challenge was the necessary flexibility of the lighting. A showroom is constantly changing: products are renewed, sample bathrooms are rearranged or completely refurbished. To avoid having to install new bathroom luminaires, spots and spotlights every time there is a small change in the rooms on display, it was important to make the bathroom lighting as adaptable as possible.
IP PROTECTION CLASSES AT A GLANCE
An important technical aspect for bathroom planners are IP protection classes. The IP system indicates how well luminaires and other electrical equipment are suitable for different environments and thus provides an important reference point for the implementation of lighting concepts. In bathroom design, IP protection classes are particularly relevant because they also indicate the water resistance of luminaires. The following IP protection classes should be used in the respective areas in the bathroom:
IP44: Luminaires in the area up to 0.6 m around the bathtub, shower or washbasin should at least have IP44 protection against splashing water from all sides. With IP54 protection, luminaires are also protected against dust.
IP65: IP65 protection is ideal up to a height of 2.25 m around the shower/bathtub. With this IP protection class, luminaires are optimally protected against water jets from any angle and are dust-tight.
IP67: To remain watertight when temporarily submerged, bathroom luminaires in the direct shower or bathtub area must have IP protection class 67.
In addition, the SIGHT TRACK 3Ph luminaire is installed at track-strategic points to create homogeneous ambient lighting. As the individual circuits of the 3-phase track can be switched individually, the different luminaire groups can also be controlled separately. This is good for the bathroom planners at Schurr, because the bathroom luminaires are thus perfectly adjusted to realise a wide variety of lighting scenarios.
Bathtub, wash basin, shower or bathroom mirror -all perfectly staged
To ensure that the high-quality washbasins and their surroundings also benefit from the ideal lighting counterpart in the showroom, the spherical LIGHT EYE pendant luminaires made of steel and textile-covered cables are used. When it comes to bathroom lighting, they create exactly the feel-good ambience needed to relax in modern wellness oases. The direct light emission can be moved and focussed on the rail again and again. Their height can also be varied thanks to the shortenable cables.
It remains to be said: Schurr - DIE BADGESTALTER GmbH benefits from an all-round successful lighting concept in the showroom. Potential innovations in the showroom can be optimally illuminated quickly because the SLV track systems can be easily equipped with new ceiling luminaires that can be flexibly moved and swivelled. In this way, not only is a high-quality and dynamic lighting concept implemented, but also one that is extremely sustainable in terms of energy-efficient use.
You can find more examples of such projects and inspiration for your own projects in our references. Do you also have a project on the agenda and still need lighting, or the advice of a lighting designer?
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