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Outie window detail with exterior foam?

Steve Mackay | Posted in Green Building Techniques on

I was looking through the detail library and could find no good details for outie windows installed with exterior EPS insulation.  Can anybody point me in the direction of a good window detail.

I’m planning window bucks with a masonary bracket install and the WRB outside of the foam.

Thanks,

Steve

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Steve,
    Here are links to two details for outie windows:

    Outie window sill detail

    Outie window head detail

    For a thorough discussion of issues surrounding these details, see this article: "Installing Windows In a Foam-Sheathed Wall."

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