Insulating a historic brick home
I currently working on a renovation of a 1900 all brick home located in a historic district in climate zone 5a.
The 100 year old brick is in great shape due to the current wall assemble of
brick, tar paper drainage plane, 3/4 deck board sheathing, and then the 2 x 4 wall cavity
The interior plaster has been removed and the client wants to insulate as well as possible without using spray foam or risking any potential compromise to the exterior brick.
What are the best ways to insulate the wall cavity? Since the home has always had a air space (2 x 4 wall cavity) to help dry out any moisture that may have gotten behind the brick, should I be concerned about filling the cavity completely with insulation?
budget not being a factor
Thanks for any insite
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