Nora Lighting NHIC-527QAT 5 Inch Shallow IC Air-Tight Line Voltage New Construction Housing

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Nora Lighting NHIC-527QAT

NHIC-527QAT Product Description

Shallow new construction housing for use in insulated ceilings can be in direct contact with insulation. Air-tight construction provides energy savings by reducing the flow of air through the ceiling. The housing is labeled for use with Nora 5" line voltage trims and compatible with all LED retrofits.


· Low 5-7/8" profile for existing shallow ceiling plenums
· 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 1-3/8" maximum ceiling thickness


Plastic Frame:
High quality 0.040 steel die cut one piece frame.

0.040 aluminum housing with riveted cap adjusts to maximum ceiling thickness of 1-3/8". Constructed as spot welded cylindrical wrap capped with a riveted dome.

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 is free floating and installs to eyeball, gimbal ring and new trims equipped with socket brackets. Protective cap included to protect socket interior during ceiling painting.

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 90º 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. Through branch circuit wiring, (4-in, 4-out).

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 90ºC is affixed to inner top surface of housing.

Input Voltage: 120V
Socket: Medium base
Lamp: Lamp type based on trim selection
Wattage: 50W max. (wattage varies based on trim selection)
· 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

About Nora Lighting:

After stepping into the lighting game just a little over 20 years ago, Nora lighting has sprinted its way to the top of light fixture suppliers. With a team of the most hip design experts and engineering technologies Nora lights can add a modern, yet dependable edge to your home, job, or college dorm. Nora track lighting and recessed lighting are amongst the best available. So why not play it stylish and smart and go with Nora lighting?
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