RECESSED LIGHT COVER
Frequently Asked Questions
TENMAT covers are made out of a fire resistant mineral wool material that exhibits excellent thermal insulating properties, while allowing for enough space around the recessed light fixture.
Yes, the unique TENMAT material is compatible with cellulose, sprayed foam insulation, low density foam, blown-in insulation and lay-in insulation, but to ensure the light’s proper performance you must strictly follow the light manufacturer’s recommendations regarding lamp wattage and type.
On top of every recessed light and potlight to stop draft flow through the fixture and to prevent insulation from coming in contact with the hot can. Almost every type of building from your home to apartment buildings, assisted living facilities to hospitals, schools, dormitories and commercial buildings has recessed lights and will therefore require proper insulation and protection.
The TENMAT Loft Covers are tested with several different lamp wattages and types. For a full list of recommended lamp wattages and types please click here.
TENMAT has a broad network of stocking distributors throughout the United States. Material is usually in stock and can be shipped within 24 hours. To order TENMAT Recessed Light Covers please click here. click here.
TENMAT fire rated and energy saving covers are being supplied throughout North America, Europe and Australia. TENMAT’s line of fire rated light covers has been approved to the most onerous fire test standards in the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. Audits of both the production and products are conducted by Independent bodies from both Europe and North America to ensure that quality and performance are always maximized. For more information please view our installation instruction.
Loft covers have been produced at TENMAT for almost a decade and have been supplied in large volumes for both residential and commercial applications.
Yes. The covers do not require any assembly and are supplied ready to install. The TENMAT Loft Cover can simply be placed over the light, either piercing the cover to pass the wiring through it or running the wire under the rim of the cover. The covers can be installed with a single trip up the ladder without screws and nails! The covers are extremely lightweight and can be easily handled by one person. For more information please view our installation instruction.
In normal dry roof space conditions the life expectancy is unlimited, the covers are unaffected by fungal growth and do not offer a food source for vermin.
Yes. TENMAT Fixture Protection Covers have been designed to fit over a wide range of recessed light fixtures. TENMAT Downlight Protection Covers can be used with almost any manufacturer, model and light type. For sizes and dimensions please click here.
Yes. The covers are designed to completely cover the fixtures and exhibit excellent acoustic insulating properties. The covers have been tested for their soundproofing capabilities and found to significantly reduce the noise traveling through the holes made in the ceiling for the fixtures.
The efficiency of the ceiling insulation can be increased by 50% in a typical room with recessed lights by using TENMAT Loft Covers; this is due to the removal of gaps normally associated with recessed lights and the ability to run insulation directly over the loft cover. TENMAT users experience significant energy savings. See Independent Energy Saving Report.
No. The covers do not require any maintenance.
Since TENMAT is operating in sales tax free Delaware we do not charge sales tax on items shipping to the state of Delaware. For sales in other states, it is the customer’s responsibility to assure that all appropriate state use taxes are paid.