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I have a question about loft insulation and LED down lights, I know this (or variants of) has been asked before and I've searched the internet and this forum but there seems to be so much misinformation/misunderstanding that I figured best to post this with a picture.

I've the same 10W LED spots fitted throughout, they are "fire rated" and include a small plastic cap on the top which if I understand correctly is the insulation hood and that's all that's needed? ... ite-p28119

I'm aware of the various different hoods that are available but I don't believe these are needed with the newer LED products such as this?

I also read somewhere that it's best to leave a 75mm gap around the fitting to allow air to circulate, which seems sensible to me. So far I've put the bottom layer in and left a gap around the fitting roughly 10cm. I then plan on laying the top layer directly on top of the fitting with the plastic cap's in place.

This is the method used so far (not exactly scientific)... is this ok or should I leave more/less of a gap? Any advice appreciated

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