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Old 01-25-2009, 03:08 PM   #1
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Our electrician has installed two 1100IC Lightolier housings labeled "suitable for damp locations". When I spoke the manufacturer they said it's not technically certified for steam use and that the completed assembly is ultimately what determines whether it can withstand the water/condensation. Is there reason to be concerned? Or can this be addressed sufficiently with a good full assembly and caulk?

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Old 01-25-2009, 03:58 PM   #2
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Our electrician has installed two 1100IC Lightolier housings labeled "suitable for damp locations". When I spoke the manufacturer they said it's not technically certified for steam use and that the completed assembly is ultimately what determines whether it can withstand the water/condensation. Is there reason to be concerned? Or can this be addressed sufficiently with a good full assembly and caulk?
The trim is what will determine if the fixture is suitable for use in the shower, not the housing. As long as you install a trim that is suitable for use in wet locations you're good.

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