Best insulation for a mix of brick & wood?
There's a lot to be found about insulating brick, and about insulating wood...but what's the best solution for interior insulation for a combination of both? This is for a wall in a multi-wythe brick home, and this particular area has some wood framing in it (the wood frame goes to the roof of a portico). (See photo)
My instinct is to use rigid foam, pressed up as close as possible to close conductive loops. But clearly, there will still be lots of air in the wood-framed area.
What's your take on this?
Posted May 21, 2014 11:01 AM ET
Edited May 21, 2014 12:02 PM ET
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