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New work.

Installing a ceiling fan in unfinished basement room.

Can a ceiling fan brace/box be in direct contact with batt insulation? I know recessed light housings can't, unless they're IC rated.

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The ceiling fan electrical box would not generate any heat in normal operation. It should be fine to have it in contact with insulating batts.

  • Agree there is no heat in the fan box so it can be in contact. – Ed Beal Jul 5 '18 at 0:04

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