Optime Airtight Downlight Protectors - Passive House Insulation Series (part 11)
Monday 21st September 2020
Recessed downlights can be a major source of air leakage and condensation within the building envelope.
In this video, I outline the different types of airtight downlight protectors available, how they are applied and the methods of sealing them airtight.
Group Technical Manager (BTech, MEngSc, MIEI, CEPHC)
Niall is the Group Technical Manager for Ecological Building Systems and was also the company’s first employee. Niall holds a first class honours degree as a Bachelor of Technology and a Masters in Eng.Sc. Niall is a certified Passivhaus Consultant and has provided technical guidance on many award winning low energy projects in Ireland and the UK, and has authored or co-authored several chapters in both the Passivhaus Handbook and the Passivhaus Designers Manual. Niall is also on the board of directors of the Irish Green Building Council and provides guidance on several national standards committees. Along with this, Niall has contributed to several construction publications including The Journal of the RIAI.