LED Downlight Drivers: Over or Under Insulation?

Gerard Lighting Group Technical Manager and member of the Lighting Council NZ, Mike Austin, explains why placing drivers over building insulation is the best practice. We are seeing some downlight manufacturers and importers claiming their LED drivers can be covered in building insulation. Here at Home Lighting we insist that all our drivers should be…

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Importance of Insulation Guard for IC & IC-F Rated Downlights

Ever wondered why some LED downlights have insulation guards fitted and others haven’t? There is a very good reason reputable LED downlight manufacturers go to all the trouble and expense of designing and fitting insulation guards – to make sure the LED downlights will go the distance. These guards are designed to keep thermal insulation…

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