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Old 05-07-12, 10:53 AM   #18
lucerne96
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Originally Posted by menaus2 View Post
I'd LED the can lights, and foam the bejesus on top of it with fire resistant greatstuff.

I totally agree with putting in LED's. The problem is if someone else comes along in the future and changes out to incandescents & the light can gets insulated over, you will have the potential for trouble because of heat build up. Heat build up will also reduce the life span of your lamp.

The tried & tested way(and only approved methodology in Pennsylvania) is the 1/2" drywall box method explained previously. It allows enough space to not have heat build up problems.
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