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#41267 - 08/23/04 10:20 PM Square remodel cans  
BigB  Offline
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Has anyone seen a remodel can in a 9 inch square, IC rated model? I have a customer that specifically wants the square recessed lights, I can't talk them into round. They must be both remodel and IC rated. Any help will be appreciated.
Brian


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#41268 - 08/23/04 10:35 PM Re: Square remodel cans  
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I have never seen any remodel type square recessed lights in IC or NON-IC. I think you are going to be out of luck here. All of the square IC housings I have seen are of the double wall design so there is no way they could be installed from below the ceiling.

Good luck!

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#41269 - 08/23/04 10:40 PM Re: Square remodel cans  
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No but I can't see why the standard cans can't be used in a remodel. Cut the hole, screw some cleats on opposite sides of the hole inside the sheetrock, install the fixture and screw it to the cleats. Yes, you may have to patch the screw heads in the ceiling.

-Hal

Oops! Forget that, I forgot about the IC requirement.



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#41270 - 08/23/04 10:55 PM Re: Square remodel cans  
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Thank you for the trip back to the 50's , just about every finished basement, had square recess fixtures installed. Might find them in an antique shop.


#41271 - 08/23/04 11:16 PM Re: Square remodel cans  
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Prepare to pay though the nose, and I personally hate this companies idea of quality 9for what you pay), but...

http://www.luciferlighting.com/d_fixtures.htm


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#41272 - 08/24/04 06:25 AM Re: Square remodel cans  
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I seem to remember Lightolier having square downlights, and I believe they were available in a remodel configuration, since the job we needed them for was a partial remodel. They would be pretty stinking expensive, 4 cell parabolic louver I think.


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#41273 - 08/24/04 10:28 AM Re: Square remodel cans  
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How about a round remodel can with a square trim. Elite makes one. I looked on the web site and can't find it, but I'm looking at it in a catalog right now. Here's the web site, you might call them. http://www.iuseelite.com


#41274 - 08/24/04 10:17 PM Re: Square remodel cans  
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Thanks for all the help.
Eagle that was a good site. I sent away for their catalog.



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