recessed lights


Is there a retrofit kit to prevent all the heat and ac being leaked by these lights? They are 6 years old and not the type that allow insulation to be in contact. Thanks all.
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cc wrote:

I believe someone makes vacuformed plastic boxes that will fit over the can and maintain proper clearances to allow insulation to be placed on top and around. The flange on the box is taped or glued down to the sheetrock.
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If you trap the heat in a non IC rated housing, you may cause the thermal overload to trip

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imho:
I think NON-IC cans require air flow.
Might want to think about installing, newer cans, that are IC and have an air tightness rating.
later,
tom @ www.FreelancingProjects.com
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New IC "air-lock" cans are prefered by far... IF the you can get to the cans from above.
This is code for many US states now.
Richard Reid, LC
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