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Venting a SIP roof

Greg Gunderson | Posted in Energy Efficiency and Durability on

Using metal roofing over SIPs — cathedral ceiling. Would like to vent roofing. How would this be done?

Thanks——— Greg

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  1. David Meiland | | #1

    I would install felt over the SIPS panels, then install 1x4 strapping across the roof on 24" centers... then attach the metal to the strapping.

  2. Kevin Dickson, MSME | | #2

    Easier and cheaper: use corrugated metal roofing, it you like the look.

    Remember, some roofs you can't even see from the street.

  3. David Meiland | | #3

    Kevin... an exposed fastener metal roof over SIPS panels? He is MUCH safer installing concealed fastener snap-lock with the air space. As far as I'm concerned he should do everything possible to protect the SIPS now that he has them.

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