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insulation & IC cans

Posted by bc on January 2nd, 2001 02:00 AM
In reply to BC, you have raised a concern that has.... by Steve: on January 1st, 2001 06:02 PM [Go to top of thread]

Let us know what the manufacturer says. As long as the cellulose is fire rated like fiberglass then I would hate to leave 18" of open space but the homeowner is the boss. Each of the cans should have a sticker somewhere that would state what its rating is and if they can/can't be covered with insulation.

Last time I looked, the home cheapos carried both types and I can see some unknowing homeowners saving a few bucks on the non-IC rated ones. Insulation installers should check.

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