Florida Shed With A/C, Insulation, Vapor Barrier – Please help!
We are planning to buy a 12 x 24 pre-fab portable building like the Lofted Barn at Cookstuff.com.
We live in southwest Florida and need to air condition it 365/yr (pretty much). Going to use the building for our handmade soap workshop and humidity is very important to our soap curing process so we will be using a portable dehumidifier in the space in addition to a wall a/c. Hence, we are very concerned about how to insulate and what to do about the vapor barrier.
The pre-fab sheds don’t have any sheathing and the siding already comes attached to the frame – it’s not easy to take off either so that’s not really an option.
We can’t afford to do spray foam right now.
Avoiding the foil bubble insulation and radiant barrier foil too.
My wife would like to use pallet planks for the interior walls because it’s free and she wants her She Shed to be a nice creative space – prefer not to use drywall if we can avoid it.
Best options for us to insulate and deal with moisture? And ridge vent or no ridge vent? We haven’t ordered the building yet so want to get that right too.
Thanks so much!
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