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Rim sill insulation — don't want spray foam

Connecticut weather
Insulation and ceiling removed in basement. Ready to insulate and sheet rock.
Concerned about out gas of spray foam.

What is best most economical insulation for rim sill? Planned to use Roxul safe and sound for ceiling. Any thoughts?

Asked by Mary Ann McCandless
Posted Thu, 01/09/2014 - 07:49
Edited Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:29

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Mary,
If you don't want to use spray foam, then you should use rigid foam to insulate the interior of your rim joists. For more information, see Insulating Rim Joists.

Answered by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Posted Thu, 01/09/2014 - 12:27

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