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Building Details for a Deep-Energy Retrofit


How to upgrade windows, walls, roofs, and basements with spray foam, rigid foam, blown-in cellulose, and other insulation types


ROOF INSULATION RETROFIT


Exterior Foam (Cathedral Ceiling)DOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

FREE SAMPLE:

Interior Foam (Cathedral Ceiling)DOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


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‘INNIE’ WINDOWS — EXISTING WINDOW IN A THICK WALL


2X2 Furred opening

Sill with 1-1/2in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Jamb with 1-1/2 in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Head with 1-1/2in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Exterior Foam Around Bay WindowDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


‘OUTIE’ WINDOWS — NEW WINDOWS IN A THICK WALL


2X2 Furred opening

Sill with 1-1/2in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Jamb with 1-1/2in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Head with 1-1/2in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


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WALL, FLOOR, AND RIM JOIST CONNECTION


2 layers of Rigid Foam over 2×4 wallDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Rim Joist Retrofit (Rigid Foam)DOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Rim Joist Retrofit (Spray Foam)DOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Exterior Foam Over CantileverDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


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RADON AND BASEMENT WATER MANAGEMENT


Sub-Slab Radon RetrofitDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Wall Section w/ Interior Drain & SumpDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Interior Footing Drain, Insulated SlabDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

Interior Footing Drain, Rubble WallDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

FREE SAMPLE:

Underground Water-Barrier RetrofitDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


BASEMENT WALL AND FLOOR INSULATION RETROFITS


1-5/8 in. Stud, Spray Foam (~3 in.)DOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2×4 Stud, Spray FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG

2×4 (PT) Sleepers, 3 in. Rigid FoamDOWNLOAD: PDF | DWG


Detail Packages that can make old houses energy efficient:

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