I recently had a new bathroom fitted - upstairs, this included 4 water
resistant (IP65?) mains Halogen spots that are recessed into the new
When I was up the loft today I noticed that the loft insulation has been
removed from where the Halogen lights protrude into the loft. Is this to
protect the insulation from the heat of the lights? If so, is there some
insulation I can buy that is heat or fire resistant to lay on top of the
lights? The room does seem noticably cooler since the ceiling was done and
the new lights fitted.
Is this a safety issue or was the electrician just to lazy to put the
Perhaps I should also point out the insulation does look quite old so may
not be as good as the modern stuff.
Any advice welcomed.