Thermahood Downlight Loft Covers can reduce the amount of heat lost through the installation of downlights in ceilings by creating an air-tight seal around the lamp. Installing downlights can reduce the effectiveness of loft insulation by up to 30% so when trying to meet building regulations, or make a building as thermally efficient as possible, downlights can make all the difference.
Thermahood Downlight Loft Covers can offset this heat loss. By reducing air leakage, they also minimise condensation risk as draughts and air flow are blocked. Other benefits of downlight covers include acoustic insulation. As downlight covers are air tight they contribute to acoustic insulation, with these Thermahood downlight covers meeting the requirements for Building Regulations Approved Document E ‘Resistance to the Passage of Sound’.
Thermahood downlight loft covers are extremely easy to install and do not need to be installed by an insulation professional. Simply clear the area around the downlight after turning off the power. Making sure to clear the surface of dust and debris. After this affix the downlight cover into place with the wires of the light fitting neatly through the gaps in the downlight cover. If preferred, water-based adhesive or air-tightness tapes to fix the downlight cover to the base. Loft insulation is then fitted over Thermahood Downlight Covers.
You can be sure that buildings with downlight covers installed will feel the benefit of minimal heat loss. Thermahood downlight loft covers; tested in compliance with Building Regulations Doc L1A; Conservation of Fuel and Power.
Thermahood downlight covers were developed to be fitted over downlights which are situated in ceilings to lofts and attics. Downlights are a weak point in the fight against heat loss.
This is due to several factors that include these weak areas are not currently insulated and the lights are not air-tight. Thermahood downlight covers allow you to insulate the area around and over the Sealed Downlight giving you extra savings on your energy bill.
- reduce draughts
- reduce risk of condensation
- improve air quality and air-tightness
- reduce noise, dust and insect infiltration
Thermahood downlight covers also allows you to fit more insulation which means reduced heat loss.
Improves air quality in living areas by reducing the air flow from loft.
Thermahood Downlight Covers work in tandem with heat recovery systems (controlled air flow).
|Dimensions||18.5 x 18.5 x 14 cm|
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