Steel siding: housewrap?
I started a project with the following wall assembly:
Inside – OSB – Peel-stick membrane – 4″ Foam insulation fully taped and seams staggered (two layers, R20 total) – 3/8″ air gap – furring strips – SIDING – Outside
Originally I was going to do wood siding – with top and bottom air vents. Long story short, I decided to go with steel siding, with only an air vent on the bottom.
Should I install a house wrap between the furring strips and siding? I realize the siding will condense some water, but am concerned the housewrap will retain moisture between the steel and furring strips. I can’t vent the top due to how the siding is installed.
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