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
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…"
"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?"
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
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A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…