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NORA NHIC-501QAT 5" IC Air-Tight Line Voltage New Construction Housing

NORA NHIC-501QAT 5" IC Air-Tight Line Voltage New Construction Housing

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5" IC Air-Tight Line Voltage New Construction Housing

IC Recessed housings are high quality, light weight units ideal for use in insulated ceilings. Air-tight construction reduces energy costs by reducing the amount of air escaping through the ceiling. Rated for direct contact with insulation (except spay foam insulation) and combustive materials, IC housings are easy and quick to install and accept a wide variety of high quality, attractive finishing trims.
  • IC Air-Tight energy saving by reducing the flow of air through the ceiling
  • Rated for direct contact with insulation
  • cULus listed for damp location and through branch circuit wiring
  • Quick connect provided · 24-1/2" Bar hangers with captive nails and alignment foot
  • Accommodates 1-3/4" maximum ceiling thickness
    Length (In.) 10.50"
    Width (In.)  7.25"
    Height (In.) 7.50"
    Ceiling Cutout (In.) 5.50"

      Light Source Line Voltage
       Aperture Size 5"
      Construction Type Air-Tight, New Construction, IC

      Minimum Clearances: “IC” Housings are direct contact rated; no minimum clearance is required

      Floating Socket: Socket is free floating and installs on trim

      Bar Hangers: Bar hangers are adjustable from 13-5/8″ to 24-1/2″ and can be re-positioned 90 degrees. Bar hangers are slotted for T-bar installation and include captive nails.

      Maximum Wattage: 75W (actual wattage varies with trim)

      Spec Sheets

      Spec Sheet

      Installation Instructions


       Plastic Frame High quality 0.032 steel die cut one piece frame
      Housing 0.040 steel housing with riveted cap adjusts to maximum ceiling thickness of 1-3/4". Constructed as spot welded cylindrical wrap capped with a riveted dome
      Minimum Clearance “IC” Insulated ceiling housings are direct contact rated. Not to be used in direct contact with spray foam insulation.
      Air Flow Restriction Housing has factory installed gaskets to restrict airflow from room into ceiling plenum to <2CFM (cubic feet per minute) in accordance with ASTM-283 Air-Tight requirements.
      Socket Socket is free floating and installs to eyeball, gimbal ring and trims equipped with socket brackets. Protective cap included to protect socket interior during ceiling painting.Additional Info
      Bar Hangers  Two 13-3/4" to 24-1/2" adjustable bar hangers with captive nails are included on frame. Hanger bars have T-Bar slot and alignment feet. Bar hangers are parallel to junction box, but can be repositioned 90° perpendicular to junction box if desired. “L” Shaped bar hanger foot to align to bottom of construction joist. A T-Bar notch allows easy installation in a suspended ceiling.
      Junction Box Prewired 25 cubic inch 0.064" thick galvanized steel, with five 1/2", two 3/4" knockouts, four Romex® pryouts, and snap on covers. All leads are #18AWG wire, the ground wire is connected to the bottom, and quick connectors are supplied on all leads. Maximum of 8 no. 12 AWG through branch circuit conductors suitable for at least 90°C permitted in junction box.
      Quick Connect Feature Housing contains three UL approved quick connections that allow insertion of 1/4" stripped solid or tinned standard conductors to be inserted into the connector. Connectors are pre-attached to fixture power, common, and ground circuits.
      Thermal Protector Standard UL thermal protector rated for 90°C is affixed to inner top surface of housing


      Input Voltage 120V 
      Socket Medium base
      Lamp Lamp type based on trim selection
      Wattage 75W max. (wattage varies based on trim selection - can be labeled for lower wattages



      cULus Listed for Damp Location w/ Feed Through (Wet Location when used with designated trims)
      Meets or exceeds ASTM-283 Air-Tight Requirements 
      Washington State Approved 
      NYC Approved: Calendar #43895


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