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Proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete

Started this discussion. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 6 Replies

Looking for some insight on proper insulation methods. We will be building a raised wood framed floor above an existing concrete slab garage floor. Converting the garage into a bedroom. The heat will…Continue

 

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Franco Oyuela replied to Matthew Greenawalt's discussion Proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete
"Proper insulation methods. Blanket: Batt and Roll InsulationFiberglass Batt Insulation CharacteristicsConcrete Block InsulationFoam Board or Rigid FoamInsulating Concrete FormsConcrete Form Association.Loose-Fill and Blown-In Insulation"
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Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Matthew Greenawalt's discussion Proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete
"I ment Roxul is amazing stuff!"
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"Thank you for your insight."
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Matthew Greenawalt replied to Matthew Greenawalt's discussion Proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete
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Daniel Baur-McGuire replied to Matthew Greenawalt's discussion proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete
"I have done this before. We did not use hydronic heat or radiant barrier. We used all EPS foam leaving a small half inch gap between foam and wood framing to foam in w a can. Yes we cut and filled the whole framed cavity as well as a 2" EPS…"
Jan 8
Dave Taylor replied to Matthew Greenawalt's discussion proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete
"Matthew, if you use 2 lb EPS or 25psi in two layers staggered layers 4" overall then you can put a 2x4 flat for bearing. This allows for smaller joist while giving you R20 minimum. Then between the joist I would put any batt insulation but put…"
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proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete

Looking for some insight on proper insulation methods. We will be building a raised wood framed floor above an existing concrete slab garage floor. Converting the garage into a bedroom. The heat will be hydronic in floor radiant, we will have 9-10" from concrete to the top of sub floor.Current thoughts are EPS on the floor sealing all seams and perimeter W/ Roxul bats in the joist cavity then a layer of radiant under the sub floor.See More
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At 2:27pm on October 22, 2018, Diane Chojnowski said…

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