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Forum Discussions

How would you insulate this roof?

Started by David Butler in General Forum. Last reply by Bill Spikowski 14 minutes ago. 26 Replies

Psychrometric Chart Training

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Dirty solar panels

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Latest Activity

Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"In an earlier response, I noted that we COULD haul drinking water and use the water we collect off…"
14 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"As to the elevations on the cupola – the existing windows up there might survive adding…"
15 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"The purlins are 1 3/4" thick. I believe the top chord of the trusses are 10" deep (but…"
17 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"The cupola windows are the only place there would be a problem if 4" of foam were added above…"
18 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"The purlins are 1 3/4" thick. I don’t know about the fire dangers of PIC or other foams.…"
20 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Exposed rubber washers would disappear in a hurry! I used a screw assembly with a stainless cup…"
21 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"The existing metal roof probably overhangs the outer edge of the lowest purlin about an inch, maybe…"
25 minutes ago
Bill Spikowski replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It shouldn’t be that hard to fasten thin foam panels between the existing ribs, but if I put…"
27 minutes ago

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