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"I also believe that the exception Peter refers to in R316.5.11 is an exception to th…"

Matt Sharpe replied Jan 2 to Does IRC preclude use of spray foam to insulate rim bands in unfinished basement? (re: ignition barrier)

5 Jan 2
Reply by David Butler

"use a spray foam that is approved as an ignition barrier … and while you are at it u…"

Matt Sharpe replied Jan 2 to Does IRC preclude use of spray foam to insulate rim bands in unfinished basement? (re: ignition barrier)

5 Jan 2
Reply by David Butler

"I have seen this done well too and may be the best cost effective approach consideri…"

Matt Sharpe replied Aug 3, 2018 to Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

10 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by Peter Krych

"Best practice would be to remove the old poorly installed stuff to gain access for c…"

Matt Sharpe replied Aug 2, 2018 to Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

10 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by Peter Krych

"Agree that its hard to help without more information. Pictures? IR images? Do IR ima…"

Matt Sharpe replied Jun 14, 2018 to Log home roof insulation

10 Aug 7, 2018
Reply by Bob Reuther

"The residential stuff is thicker than normal foil but not as rugged as sheet metal.…"

Matt Sharpe replied Oct 29, 2017 to How would you insulate this roof?

61 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

"Taped seams would be pretty obvious. I have seen vinyl 'T' strips used at seams whic…"

Matt Sharpe replied Oct 27, 2017 to How would you insulate this roof?

61 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

"That would probably go into the category of "ask your local code official". I think…"

Matt Sharpe replied Oct 26, 2017 to How would you insulate this roof?

61 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

"You could infill between purlins against metal roof with cheaper foil faced poly-iso…"

Matt Sharpe replied Oct 26, 2017 to How would you insulate this roof?

61 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

"I'd work on the inside. 2.5" Thermax white finish polyiso can be left exposed and lo…"

Matt Sharpe replied Oct 26, 2017 to How would you insulate this roof?

61 Nov 11, 2017
Reply by Dave Taylor

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