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Old 11-08-2011, 11:46 PM   #1
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wires in foam sheet insulation?

I was planning to insulate my ceiling with a sheet of 1" foam, then cover with drywall. Is there any reason I couldn't just scratch a "ditch" for a ceiling light wire into it?

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Old 11-09-2011, 01:28 AM   #2
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wires in foam sheet insulation?

Yes. Code requires the wire to be at least 1 1/4" from the face of the framing. If you decided to do this you would need to cover your "ditch" with 16ga steel.

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