Best details for thin stone veneer exterior wall
We are renovating part of our exterior and will clad it with thin stone veneer. However, the more I read, the more confused I am in determining the best exterior wall construct. We would like to add 1.5 inch of insulation to the exterior in order to eliminate any thermal bridges (placing all insulation to the exterior is not an option at this point due to design decisions along the way). The needed wall construct seems complicated and expensive and would like some advice on how to simplify it.
exterior to interior construct in toronto or zone 5.
ventilation gap in the form of greenguards DC14, sure cavity or delta-dry. or is open weave plastic mat sufficient?
wrb (what about vapro shield or vapor permeable blue skinor is plain tyvek ok?)
plywood or cbu
1.5 inches of iso or xps (could blown closed cell insulation be used to replace both insulation and wrb?)
WRB(air and water barrier) should this be liquid wrb to prevent issues from insulation fasteners?
2x6 cavity with closed cell insulation or fiberglass. should we use bracing to replace plywood in previous layer?
Posted Nov 7, 2012 1:12 PM ET
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