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#42316 - 09/18/04 09:11 PM recessed can in a shower  
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I have a customer who wants a recessed can installed in the shower. easy enough except that the ceiling in the shower is angled. I see that Halo makes a recessed can for this application but i cannot find an appropriate shower trim ring. I am leaning towards installing a standard 6" can with a shower trim but I am concerned the light spread will be all wrong. Any suggestions ??


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#42317 - 09/18/04 10:14 PM Re: recessed can in a shower  
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I haven’t seen any line voltage slope ceiling housings that have a shower trim but you can use a 4” low voltage housing with a shower trim. The angle of the MR-16 lamp can be adjusted up to 35 degrees to compensate for the slope. I don’t know if Halo makes such a trim but Juno and Elco do. The Juno Lighting trim part number is 441W-WH.

Edited to add link.

Curt


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#42318 - 09/19/04 02:07 AM Re: recessed can in a shower  
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sparky 134,
Welcome to ECN!. [Linked Image]
What sort of angle are we talking here?. [Linked Image]

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#42319 - 09/19/04 10:24 AM Re: recessed can in a shower  
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Helo 134,

I had the same problem the other day. I hope this is not a job in Barrington your looking at. I'm a Juno person so I have not used these yet. Halo makes a sloped shower trim. You still are very limited as far as choices. If you want IC it has to be new construction. I only can find 6" also.

I don't know what housing you are planning or the cieling pitch but you might look at a Halo 170 or 170PS. It allows for a 60w a bulb.

Tom


#42320 - 09/19/04 11:53 AM Re: recessed can in a shower  
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Sparky, just use a regular can with a weatherproof trim, the angle doesn't matter because it's difused by the trim anyway.

Scott.



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