Wind bracing when using XPS
I would like to build a workshop using 2×4 studs on 16″ centers. I can get 1 1/2″ XPS at half its cost , enough to do my exterior walls. I want to create a thermal break from the studs, but I am concerned about wind bracing my walls, because of the 1 1/2″ between the sheathing and the studs.
Would there be any advantage to using the XPS on the interior, covered with 1/2″ drywall? The wall system would be from inside to outside: drywall, XPS, 2×4 studs, batt insulation, sheathing, Tyvek, 3/4″ battons, then wood siding. Would this work?
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