lighting: Recessed Lighting - 02/18/14 02:55 AM
     The most common problem we see with recessed lighting is a fixture being in contact with insulation in the attic space. There are two types of recessed fixture housings,  those rated for insulation contact called ICAT (Insulated Can Air Tight) rated or those that aren't.  ICAT rated fixtures can usually be identified in the attic space as an enclosed metal box. These fixtures can be covered  with insulation, they have been designed it this way to allow the extra space needed to dissipate heat. 
     Non ICAT rated fixtures are usually round on the back and you can … (1 comments)

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