Installing Cellulose Insulation Directly To Roof Sheathing
Gared E. asked:
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Can cellulose insulation be installed directly to the roof sheathing without baffles or an air gap. There are installed roof and soffit vents as if the house was to have a vented attic and then everything has been blocked off with cellulose insulation. It is a new construction home.
The unvented dense packed design is the recommended way to insulate cathedral or cathedralized ceilings with cellulose insulation. Below is a document with a detailed discussion of this issue and two statements of CIMA’s position on the matter. Click on any to read more.
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