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Facts about can lighting energy consumption
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I've been searching the web, including sites dedicated to energy efficiency in residential building, and I cannot find substantiated facts related to how much energy Recessed Can Lights consume.  I'd…Continue

Tags: air, infiltration, recessed, lights, can

Started this discussion. Last reply by William E. Beaver Mar 17, 2011.

 

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William E. Beaver replied to William E. Beaver's discussion Facts about can lighting energy consumption
"Hi Caron, Yes, here is the link to the article: http://arizonasolarwave.com/docs/recessed-lights-air-leakage-phrc.pdf. Here's a relevant quote from the article that hints at the information I'm looking for: "As part of the inspection…"
Mar 17, 2011
Dennis McCarthy replied to William E. Beaver's discussion Facts about can lighting energy consumption
"Hi  Good luck getting the lastest #s Let me add to your list of variables , beyond talking about the thermal attributes of the various popular LED lights - something that should be considered is the air infiltration and exfiltration…"
Mar 17, 2011
Caron Electric replied to William E. Beaver's discussion Facts about can lighting energy consumption
"I am trying to understand your question properly... are you asking what the potential "energy/heat loss" would be through the recessed cans cut-outs? Do you have the article link that you had mentioned?"
Mar 17, 2011
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Facts about can lighting energy consumption

I've been searching the web, including sites dedicated to energy efficiency in residential building, and I cannot find substantiated facts related to how much energy Recessed Can Lights consume.  I'd love to see comparisons of non-IC, IC, and ICAT cans regarding measurable facts on how their air leakage contributes to energy usage.  The only study I can find is from Penn State University that was done maybe 10 years ago, and it was short on details.  I'm not asking about electric consumption;…See More
Mar 16, 2011
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At 3:05pm on February 11, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

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