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Definition of Insulated Ceiling (I.C.)

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Insulated Ceiling (I.C.)

Marking on recessed lighting fixture indicating that it is designed for direct insulation contact.



Related Terms:

Tray ceiling

A flat ceiling with a raised center portion.


Vaulted ceiling

An arched ceiling.


Coffered Ceiling

A ceiling with recessed square panels, bordered with trim for ornamental purposes.


Flat Ceiling

A ceiling with no change in elevation.


aterial used to cover the interior framed areas of walls and ceilings




Tray Ceiling

A decorative ceiling treatment used to add volume and/or height to a room. 2 Common types are: 1) Angled area toward the center leading to a flat ceiling surface, and 2) Stepped square edged leading toward the center of the ceiling.


Vaulted Ceiling

A ceiling that angles upward on one or both sides to create volume in the room.


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R Value

A measure of insulation. A measure of a material's resistance to the passage of heat. The higher the R value, the more insulating "power" it has. For example, typical new home's walls are usually insulated with 4" of batt insulation with an R value of R-13, and a ceiling insulation of R-30.


Coffered Ceiling

A ceiling with recessed square panels, bordered with trim for ornamental purposes.


Faced Insulation

insulation with an attached vapor retarder (kraft paper or foil-backed paper).


Fiber Glass Insulation

An energy-efficient glass fiber product manufactured by Owens Corning to ensure the best thermal and noise control performance available.


Flat Ceiling

A ceiling with no change in elevation.


Insulation Density

Denser insulation products have more fibers per square inch and, therefore, give you greater insulating power through higher R-values.


aterial used to cover the interior framed areas of walls and ceilings



Metal Insulation Support

16" or 24" wire rod or crisscrossed wire to hold floor insulation in place.


Reflective Insulation System

Reflective insulation System is formed by a combination of low emittance surfaces and air spaces that provide reflective cavities, which have low levels of radiant energy transmission.


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Un-faced Insulation

insulation with no attached vapor retarder.



 

 

 

 

 

 

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