What is an integrated downlight?
If you have halogen downlights, it’s best to remove both the transformer and the globe and replace them with an integrated downlight.
An example of an integrated downlight.
Removing the transformer means you
can then top up your ceiling insulation to fill any gaps, making the insulation
much more effective.
Please note, only IC (insulation
contact) rated downlights can be safely covered by insulation. Look for the
following label. An electrician will help advise with this and install.
Do I need to remove a transformer?
It’s best to remove both the transformer and the globe and replace them with an integrated downlight or an LED light plus LED transformer.
I have downlights, should I replace them LEDs?
If you have halogen downlights, it’s best to remove both the transformer and the globe and replace them with an integrated downlight. A qualified electrician will do this for you.
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