Air sealing and insulating a poured concrete basement
I'm hoping to use poured concrete basement walls and wish to know weather I need to & if so how to air seal them. I want to use rigid rock wool as insulation. I also want all insulation on the inside of the concrete. The concrete basement walls support the outer of double stud walls and the roof/ceilings while interior basement walls support floor framing and the inner of the exterior walls. I
realize, of course, the concrete walls need to be designed to restrain back fill without bracing by the floor as is typical.
Posted Mon, 06/04/2012 - 20:09
Edited Wed, 06/20/2012 - 11:37
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