What do you think of this wall makeup?
I've spent countless hours researching (new to energy efficiency,) and I've finally decided on a wall design for a new construction house I'm building. Curious as to what you think.
Location: CT (Zone 5)
1/2" Gypsum Board/Latex Paint
2x2 horizontal strapping with Roxul ComfortBoard 80 (1.5", R6)
2x6 wood studs 24"oc with Roxul R23
7/16" ZipSystem, taped appropriately
(2) layers 1.5" foil faced Polyiso, outside layer taped
Hardie Board siding
Effective R-value of both Roxul products: r23.42
Putting an R value of r5/in on the Polyiso: r15
R value of gyp, sheathing, airspace: r2
Total effective R-value: 40.42
I appreciate your help. Thank you.
Posted Jan 9, 2017 9:07 PM ET
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