Thermal bridging with a masonry pier foundation
I am brainstorming how to eliminate thermal bridging with a pier foundation which I could not find much information on. As you can see in the picture there is rigid foam placed between the wood girder and the wooden foundation. The rigid foam could easily handle the load.
As you can see there still is a thermal bridge being the bolt connecting the foundation to the pier but I would think this would be better (but perhaps I am wrong). Anyone have and thoughts or information on this matter?
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