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shower light #63752
03/25/06 08:49 AM
03/25/06 08:49 AM
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Bridgehampton, N.Y. USA
Can a residential recess light marked for use in wet locations, be used used in a shower without being marked for shower use?
What makes the difference?

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Re: shower light #63753
03/25/06 11:40 AM
03/25/06 11:40 AM
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If the fixture is marked for wet locations, then it would be appropriate for installation in a shower. See 410.4(D)


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Re: shower light #63754
03/25/06 02:25 PM
03/25/06 02:25 PM
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Atomic City, ID USA
You MUST use a rated shower trim by the same manufacturer, too.


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