I have downlights – is there anything I need to consider?

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.

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.