Questioning the Need for Pipe Insulation
1/2″ pex supply lines will be installed in interior partition walls that are insulated with 4″ rockwool safe ‘n sound. My well water water is cold year round, and the copper in my current cabin sweats in the summer even though it’s wrapped with neoprene foam, although it’s exposed and not in the walls.
Will the wall insulation as well as the quality of my conditioned home and the pex tubing eliminate the need to use pipe insulation on these in the wall runs?
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