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Insulation between floors?

Stephen Eggerman | Posted in General Questions on

I’m building a home in zone 6. Should I insulate between the main (2nd) floor and the 3rd (attic truss bonus room) or let the heat seep up thru the floor boards? With no insulation inbeteeen?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Stephen,
    Most homes do not include insulation between heated floors.

    However, if your attic bonus room will be used intermittently or rarely, and if the room includes a zoned heating system and has no plumbing, you might want to insulate between the floors.

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