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Insulate Ducts or Not?

I read the article on bringing the AC ducts within the conditioned space and found it interesting. One question I have that is not addressed, if the equipment and ductwork is now within the conditioned space, do the ducts need to be insulated? Is there code that addresses this?


Asked by Gary Ryan
Posted Dec 30, 2012 12:57 PM ET


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Yes. 2009 IRC calls for R6 in the conditioned space and R8 in the unconditioned space.

Answered by Armando Cobo
Posted Dec 30, 2012 3:22 PM ET

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