Insulating an unvented low-slope roof
Been reading through many articles throughout the web discussing the varied approaches to insulalting different roof types in varied climates with various materials. that said I cant seem to find (or may have overlooked) approached to insulating my roof.
I live in Washington DC and here’s what I have:
Flat roof comprising of (bottom to top):
2 x 8’s;
2 x materials ripped to provide slope, laid on top of the plywood strips and installed to create a valley in each corner of the roof;
2″ thick Isoboard;
Heavy gauge black EPDM attached by glue down to the Isoboard
Installed an ERV where each bathroom is the exhaust point (Exhaust Air To Outside)
I’m considering installing Spray Foam against the interior of the CDX and have heard the pros and cons of open vs closed.
And here’s where I may get my self into trouble……I love can lights and want to install them regardless of the solution I install.
I’m reasonably well read on basic insulation theories and would appreciate the opinions of any senior (experience not age. though they are somewhat related) bloggers or experts that are familiar with my scenario or one’s close to it.
Many thanks in advance,
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