Fire hoods

Are Recessed Downlight Hoods a good idea?

28 May 2013

Q- Doing a test for a friend and they have 12v downlights in the bathroom without hoods. What should to expect to pay for these? I like the look of the cone more robust ones as they will be in a loft and the fabric ones could just be pushed down.   What are your […]

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Where to fit fire rated downlights

10 May 2009

Are fire hoods or fire rated down lights required in every situation? Research was commissioned in 1996 to look into the effect on the fire resistance of plasterboard ceilings with conventional rectangular joists having recessed down-lights installed with no boxing or fire hoods. The results were published in the July 1996 edition of Building Control […]

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