Best way to insulate a brand new build metal building for a/c use indoors?
Hi, I have read a few forums sections about insulation, but I can’t find anything about how it is best to insulate a brand new build metal building (Zone 9 South Texas) to allow for a/c use indoors. This will be a hobby shop, the big drive in door will seldom ever be opened. I am so confused on getting the best insulating values for this all metal framed building. I also do not want spray foam in this building, but I am confused as to the best way to go about insulating from the roof and down the sidewalls of the building.
Can someone please help me so that I am not so confused about all of this? We are in the planning stages now and hope to start concrete foundation and electrical going to the build area at the same time. I would like electrical wires to be accessible indoors if my husband needs to add another plug or anything else for that matter. I don’t think hiding it behind insulation is a good idea, which is another reason I do not want spray foam insulation. I can’t imagine trying to remove that stuff if we have a problem down the road.
So, I would like to know the best way to insulate while the building is being built, not after the building has already been built, as we are still in the planning stage.
Thanks to anyone who is not so confused as I am. 🙂
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