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2×4 versus 2×6 walls

Cecil Frost | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

For Raleigh, NC What percent improvement in energy and cooling do you expect with 2×6 insulated walls vs 2×4 insulated walls?

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  1. Rick Miller | | #1

    Cecil,

    If you have some time on your hands, that would be a nice little exercise for the BEopt software that you can download for free. You would have to give values to many more variables than just 2x4 versus 2x6, but in the end you would probably get a pretty good answer.

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