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Loose fill cellulose over tray ceiling?

oldbungalow | Posted in Green Building Techniques on

Anyone have experience with  tray ceilings and loose fill insulation? (raised ceiling in center of room, about 10″ higher than regular ceiling). will have some batts per code, over sprinklers.

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  1. user-2310254 | | #1

    KT,

    It's surprising that no one has posted a how-to on this anywhere on the intertubes. I imagine you looked, and like me, found zero information on best practices for insulating tray ceilings.

    FWIW, I had a these assembles in two of my homes and understand your concern about keeping them covered. If I had to imagine a solution, I could conceive of using EPS (or some other lightweight material) to create a dam around the perimeter of the tray ceiling and hold the cellulose in place.

    This reply will give your question a bump and maybe one of the building professionals will suggest a better idea.

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