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Old 05-19-2013, 08:46 PM   #31
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OK, the debate is not about whether the fixture needs to be listed. This requirement is across the board, regardless of kitchen, closet or outside the house.

410.6 Listing Required. All luminaires and lampholders
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OK, the debate is not about whether the fixture needs to be listed. This requirement is across the board, regardless of kitchen, closet or outside the house.

410.6 Listing Required. All luminaires and lampholders
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and bathroom is listed meaning the restricted zone ...
the masterdebate IS about using a fixture/luminair in a "listed" location ..ie bathroom in the restrict zone ....


for me what i have been taught it is a wet zone in the restricted zone and must have a LISTED luminair .... just like a closet more or less ...
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The restriction zone only applies to the fixture types listed like the hanging fixtures, ceiling fans etc.
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for me what i have been taught ...
This is all well and good, but the fact remains of how the code is written. Period.

There is NO mention of recessed lighting in 410.4(D), and I really don't care what manufacturer calls their trims "shower trims".
I do call gasketed enclosed trims shower trims because that is where they are typically used. I also see them being incorrectly used in outdoor applications where folks think outdoors under a soffit is a wet location.
I also do use shower trims in all showers, but the FACT remains that in 90% of installations it is NOT code required.

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