Recessed luminaires for furniture

Luminaires for installation in/on furniture items must be labelled with the  or symbol (see table 2.13) and conform to the thermal requirements outlined in table 5.14. The installation instructions for luminaires to be installed in/on furniture items must contain information regarding permissible/impermissible installation possibilities for the luminaire, e.g. regarding the minimum distance from other components. The luminaire manufacturer’s installation instructions must be observed in any case. The danger of a possible heat build-up, e.g. in haunches or grooves must be considered. Luminaire arrangements inside cabinets and foldaway beds must feature a switch turning off the luminaires by force whenever the cabinet door is closed or the bed is folded away. Electrical lines and through-wiring passing through furniture luminaires must feature a minimum cable cross-section of 0.75 mm2 up to a length of 10 m; and a minimum of 1.5 mm2 for lengths exceeding 10 m. Luminaires must feature cable strain relief devices for such lines.

Table 2.13: Symbols for luminaires to be installed in/on furniture items