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What kind of recessed can lights to use? #209911
05/13/13 08:18 PM
05/13/13 08:18 PM
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I need to install some recessed can lights in a ceiling with 12" of blown in insulation above. I do mostly industrial wiring so am a little out of my element here. I know there have been some new products introduced in recent years and am wondering what most guys are using in this application now?

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Re: What kind of recessed can lights to use? [Re: Helectric] #209913
05/13/13 09:24 PM
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IC rated (Insulation Contact) required. Depending on your local/stste energy codes, you may also need 'air-tite' cans and matching trims, in the building envelope.

Halo H-9 type, and the knock-offs similar are what is used around here. 'H-9' is not the complete can number.



John

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