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Old 01-27-2010, 10:06 PM   #1
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I want to include some IC rated ceiling fixtures (probably 5 inch or maybe 4 inch) for my electrical upgrade. Is there any problem using new construction cans in a remodel if I have attic access or would I be better using old work cans. Also, since the cans will be rated for insulation contact would it matter if the insulation were foam? Wouldn't the foam make them effectively air tight? Thanks as always

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Old 01-28-2010, 06:06 AM   #2
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I prefer to use air tight cans, anyhow, either remodel or new construction fixtures. Not sure about foam.

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