Insulating an A-Frame roof.
We are planning on building an a-frame cabin up in the U.P. of Michigan that will not be a primary residence. My understanding from the local inspector is that I am not required to meet the energy code due to the sporadic and non-primary use of the building.
I was considering saving some money by using T&G pine as the roof decking/interior ceiling, then waterproofing, then several inches of rigid foam, then some purlins/metal roof. I have seen a few videos on youtube using this approach, but I am a little skeptical.
I was curious if this could work out, assuming I can size the wood stove to account for the lower R-value in the roof. We only use it a few times in the winter, and I am fine with just going through more wood.
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