Model # H7ICT

Internet #100068963

Store SKU #797612

Halo 6 in. Aluminum Recessed Lighting New Construction IC Housing
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Halo

6 in. Aluminum Recessed Lighting New Construction IC Housing

  • 6˝ Aperture, New Construction, IC 120V Line Voltage
  • For installations that require direct contact with insulation
  • Pass-N-Thru allows bar hangers shortening without
$7.67 /each

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The H7 recessed housing is the standard in the industry for both commercial and residential applications. The wide variety of trims available allows a number of different lighting effects to be created with one basic housing. H7ICT is for installations where the housing will be in direct contact with insulation. H7ICT may be converted into AIR-TITE installation when used with AIR-TITE trims.

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Can I use this fixture on 20 amp service?

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Yes. A 20 amp circuit breaker is designed to protect 12 gauge wiring from overheating A 15 amp circuit breaker is designed to protects 14 gauge wire from overheating. The device itself will draw about a half (0.55) amp using a 60 watt light bulb or about 0.9 amps using 100 watt light bulb.
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How many are you putting on the circuit and what size bulb will you be using? What else is on the 20amp circuit?
Amps = Watts/Voltage
Amps = 65watt bulb (?) / 120V = approx. 0.6amps
You could put several 65Watt bulbs on a 20 amp circuit.
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Yes, you can use this with either a 15 or 20 amp/120v service.
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can i insulate around or over the can

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what is the clearance for insulating around the can
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Yes. IC housings permit insulation around and over the can. Also note that there is a temperature sensor in the can that opens the circuit (turns off the light) if it overheats.
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July 12, 2016
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Yes, you can insulate around the can.
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Can I use this to replace an existing pendant light?

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Currently have a pendant light I would like to replace with resessed light.
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Yes, you just need to cut out the sheetrock to fit the recessed light.
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There is no easy answer to your question. The indicated recessed lighting fixture needs to be nailed to two ceiling joists. If you have access to the old light from above the ceiling, it will be possible, although the nailing will be difficult. If you don't have access, use of this recessed lighting fixture will require chopping a couple of holes into the ceiling. Other recessed lighting fixtures are Read More
There is no easy answer to your question. The indicated recessed lighting fixture needs to be nailed to two ceiling joists. If you have access to the old light from above the ceiling, it will be possible, although the nailing will be difficult. If you don't have access, use of this recessed lighting fixture will require chopping a couple of holes into the ceiling. Other recessed lighting fixtures are designed for old work and can be mounted from below the ceiling without making more holes in the ceiling.
Also, the octagonal box that the pendant light is mounted to needs to be removed, which can be a difficult task. If there is access to the box from above the ceiling, you'll need to determine how the old box is mounted. If it is mounted on an adjustable hanger, it can usually be cut out with a hack saw. If it is mounted on a piece of wood, you will normally have to cut the wood and force it out which usually will cause ceiling damage. If there is no access to the box from above the ceiling, plan to cut a couple of holes into the ceiling.
Once the mechanical removal and mounting are complete, make sure that the wire was not damaged. Ensure that the new electrical connections are tight and that the only visible copper wire is on the ground wire.
This is not an easy task! If you have a lot of patience, and don't rush it, a relatively amateur carpenter/electrician can successfully replace the pendant light in a couple of days (unlike on Ask This Old House where they do it in 15 minutes.)
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Will the provided Quick Connectors work with 12 ga wire?

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January 27, 2016
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The quick connects and the Slide-N-Side j-box connectors accept both 14 and 12 gauge wires.
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January 18, 2016
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Dear valued consumer, both the quick connects and the Slide-N-Side j-box connectors accept both 14 and 12 gauge wires.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 49 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Works well, in tile, easy Pretty easy to install, even with slanted studs/joists. Can be adjusted to lower if you've got a thick/tile ceiling. August 23, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy Easy to install and wire pricing is not bad I have about fifty of them in my home October 18, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Great product I was impressed with the ease of installation. Price was great! September 27, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Can't believe it costs so little I can't believe how versatile this housing is. Easy to install with rafters or grid ceiling. I love the quick electrical connects that allows you to piggyback for other lights. One of the best deals for anything I have bought probably ever. September 13, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Work great, easy to install These are super easy to install in new construction. We put a bunch in our basement and they work great. September 6, 2016
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by OK for a China Product Just a housing, nothing special except the support arms were flimsy. June 24, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Awesome product Great product easy to install!!!! Would recommend. June 21, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Easy Installation, very affordable I recently purchased 8 of these canned lights for a basement remodel. They installed very easily with the help of someone holding the unit while it is being fastened in place. I would recommend using short drywall screws to fasten them to the ceiling joists rather than the provided nails. The use of screws will make it much easier to adjust if you need to move it for whatever reason. I used the nails and it is almost destructive to get them out. The wire connectors are so easy to hook up, even a dummy could do it. Highly recommend for new construction. March 25, 2015
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