Did you know that recessed lighting fixtures can add dollars to your energy bill if they’re not properly installed? Air can easily escape and enter a structure through any space between a recessed lighting fixture and the ceiling opening. When this happens, valuable energy dollars are lost. The best prevention is to install fixtures rated IC. IC stands for Insulation Contact and means your decorative lights can be sealed and won’t attract high-energy bills.
About Tom Kraeutler
Tom is the Host, Founder and Chief Home Improvement Evangelist of The Money Pit. He is a hands-on home improvement broadcast journalist and the kind of guy homeowners want to call at midnight -- when their basement floods!
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