it is not the end of the world. spf is not a greater risk under a roof deck than the risk associated with commercial compact flat roofs with multiple layers of insulation sandwiched between roof membranes and metal and wood structural decks. spf is not a greater risk under a roof deck than the risk associated with sips. ready for something else?
all types of wood decks should be roofed promptly after installation. all wood decks shall be properly fastened to the bc building code requirements latest edition . with the exception of standard insulated roof systems, all knots or cracks shall be covered with metal prior to acceptance of deck surface.this work is to be done by others.
3 reasons to remove attic floor insulation in a spray foam attic. posted by removing the old insulation should be as much a part of putting spray foam insulation on your roof deck as making sure you have whole-house ventilation and conditioning the air in the attic. my ceilings are not insulated. i have ship lap and reclaimed wood on
retrofitting foam insulation on a roof recommended reasons for removing a roof's shingles. removing the shingles allows you to inspect the roof deck and address any questionable areas before encasing the whole thing in foam. second, you can take the opportunity to make the roof deck airtight. deciding on wood fillers; fitting new
insulation must secure properly to the roof deck to provide an acceptable substrate for the roof covering. mechanical fastening with self-tapping screws and plates is the most common and approved method for insulation attachment on steel and wood roof decks.
regardless of building type, whether residential or commercial, effective insulation of the roof is crucial to reduce energy consumption. when designing new developments, the insulation treatment of a roof should be considered holistically alongside the wall specifications.
roof deck insulation is being chosen for continuity, the attic areas have limited accessibility, and cellulose will already be on site. to avoid getting into spray foam or having to get rigid material into the attic, i'm wondering if this is a possibility? we have exposed the roof trusses and wood roof deck. the intent is to leave them
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also, if a roof leaks and fiberglass insulation gets wet, it will loose most of its insulating properties. moreover, you are also risking that underneath this wet insulation, you roof sheathing and deck will start to rot. the worst part about this: you will not even know its happening.
if your roof, deck, or insulation is developing water droplets, chances are your forehead is too. but with proper design and maintenance principles, you don't have to sweat roof condensation issues. although moisture problems in the roof assembly can be due to waterproofing deficiencies, don't neglect the effect of condensation.
below deck insulation and cool roofs whats to go wrong? thomas j taylor, phd. a wood deck roof system. for some building uses, the ceiling might be absent. is the roof really stone or is it a concrete deck? in theory, adding insulation above the roof deck, and then a membrane above that would help but the devil is in the
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this gives a 1' air space between the roof deck and the insulated area. we then vented that space through the roof deck as was the normal practice for roofing. the insulation company then used open cell foam, prespraying all the attic wood with sealer first.
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step-by-step insulated roof panel installation step 1. preparation: prepare roof surface for panels to be installed. for exposed beam ceiling applications, typically tongue and groove decking or other finishes are applied prior to placement of panels.
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inspect the roof assembly to ensure it has proper drainage protection above the roof deck. the moisture content of the wood prior to applying spray-foam insulation should be measured to ensure it has dried to below 18% or to the levels recommended by the spray foam manufacturer.
rigid roof insulation board: composed of a closed cell polyisocyanurate foam core bonded in the foaming process to 1/2' thick duraboard , an expanded perlite mineral aggregate board, on one side, and a fiber glass reinforced facer on the other. it's light weight provides ease of handling. ul class a combustible wood deck approvals.
insulation above the roof deck or air/vapor impermeable insulation below the roof deck is needed for condensation control in an unvented roof. the ratio of insulation above the roof deck or air permeable insulation below the roof deck is a matter of climate and interior conditions.
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between the deck and the insulation. the vapor retarder should always be specified in buildings with high humidity. always refer to local build-ing codes. fastener requirements: gaf cornell requires the use of its fasteners for steel and wood substrate applications for all nail base roof insulation pan-els.
the rigid insulation over-roof would have controlled the temperature of the condensing surfacethe underside of the roof deckso that i would not have had to use the spray foam except at the perimeter to provide the air seal to the tops of the walls.