Review my home insulation plan
I'm building a new house, and would love to hear feedback on the insulation plan. It can be found here: http://lazukars.bitbucket.org/house.png
- Have a consistent insulation pattern up from the basement and up through the roof. In this case XPS on the exterior and ccSPF on the interior.
- Eliminate thermal bridges wherever possible.
- Double the insulation required by code
CONCERNS WITH THIS DESIGN:
- Foam Sandwich: The current sandwich of XPS on OSB on ccSPF will create OSB rot. The OSB will not be able to dry to the interior.
- Venting the roof at the Ridge is going to be challenging with this design. Any ideas?
- The exterior XPS, the XPS that comes out of the ground from the basement, will attract insects and become a insect highway into the house.
If any changes are suggested, please keep the design goals in mind. I really appreciate any and all help!
Posted Aug 18, 2014 11:54 AM ET
Edited Aug 19, 2014 8:34 AM ET
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