CMU crawl space
This isn’t a ‘green’ building question, just a building question.
We are building a ranch home in climate zone 5 over a conditioned crawl space. The footings are 7′ below the sill plate. The crawlspace walls are CMUs. The planned poured concrete floor will be about 4-5′ below the sill plate. Does a CMU wall like this need a bond beam?
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