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Posted by DH on March 10th, 2002 07:23 PM
In reply to I don't like insulating sheathing... by jb on March 7th, 2002 02:35 PM [Go to top of thread]

There is one problem with foam on the outside of the walls,(either under or over the sheathing)unless it is installed with a breather strip top and bottom condensation will not pass thru it. With a breather strip installed the insulation value is a moot point.

Check into the problems with EIFS systems, I have seen many commercial buildings and homes having to be striped to the studs after 15 years because of no breather strips.

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