Recessed Lighting–Energy Issues

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Air-sealing around recessed cans and other videos on the GHA site

Air-sealing around recessed cans and other videos on the GHA site

Last month, I mentioned air-sealing around recessed lights.  Well, we’ve put together a short video explaining how we find and fix leakage and touching on some of the energy-efficient lighting options.  This video and a couple of other on air-sealing generally are posted on the GreenHomes air-sealing page.

Thanks,
Mike

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4 Responses to “Recessed Lighting–Energy Issues”

  1. Tips to Save Energy This Winter « GreenHomes America Says:

    […] homes today have recessed ceiling lights, also called can lights. These fixtures look great, but are a notorious source of heat leaks into […]

  2. Small leaks add up to an open “window” all winter long « GreenHomes America Says:

    […] might have dozens of these. Add to them gaps at interior partition walls, around chimneys, flues, recessed lights, framing chases, and other locations where somebody has left a hole open, and the typical home has […]

  3. Sleep Aid : Says:

    for ceiling lights, we always use compact fluorescent lamps because they are energy efficient compared to incandescent lamp*~-

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