03:06PM | 12/01/03
Member Since: 11/30/03
4 lifetime posts
I have Halo h71ct lights in my kitchen ceiling. Above them is the attic. I would like to add more insulation in the attic and was wondering if I could add insulation directly on top of the fixture and if so, how thick can I go?
Thanks, Paul

Tom O

10:30AM | 12/02/03
Member Since: 09/17/02
477 lifetime posts
If the can is marked "Type IC" it can be in contact with insulation and insulation can be installed above the fixture. If you can't find the marking, check with the manufacturer.


05:31PM | 01/08/04
Member Since: 01/07/04
20 lifetime posts
...and if the fixture is not IC rated, then you will have to keep the insulation 3" away from the fixture can.


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