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Nailbase insulation vs. 2 layers of tuff-r with staggered seams
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Robert H Mar 1, 2011.

 

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"Hi Stephen We've been pretty busy but that might be a possibility in the future. We miss you too! Hope everything is going well. Give Becky our regards!"
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Robert H replied to Stephen Pelton's discussion Nailbase insulation vs. 2 layers of tuff-r with staggered seams
"Building assesmblies need to be able to dry in at least 1 direction.  Rigid insualtion on top will limit the drying to the outside so you should allow it to dry inward. I would agree with David and use cellulose. I would not use poly on the…"
Mar 1, 2011
David Meiland replied to Stephen Pelton's discussion Nailbase insulation vs. 2 layers of tuff-r with staggered seems.
"I would consider using cellulose insulation blown in between the rafters, rather than spray foam against the skip sheathing. Foam on both sides is risky, in my opinion, and will make any future repairs to the roof structure a real challenge. Since…"
Feb 12, 2011
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Nailbase insulation vs. 2 layers of tuff-r with staggered seems.

We are going to be rehabbing a home in CT in which the third floor is part of the living space. We want to get the insulation level up by using either nailbase or 2 layers of 2" tuff-r with staggered seams on top of the deck. We are going to use close cell spray foam with polyisocyanurate insulation to…See More
Feb 10, 2011
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R. Pelton Builders, Inc.
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BPI Affiliate, Accredited, Analyst and Envelope proctor
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Forwarding energy convervation methods based on return on investment. The combination of Building Science and common sense.
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http://www.ecosmartct.com

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At 7:44am on July 26, 2011, Green Jobs Training Center said…

Hi Stephen

We've been pretty busy but that might be a possibility in the future. We miss you too! Hope everything is going well. Give Becky our regards!

 
 
 

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