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Weekend Warrior

03:47AM | 02/19/05
Member Since: 11/29/02
106 lifetime posts
Bvhvac
Currently have open frame cathedral ceiling with aprox 7" exposure on the beams. I think there is approx 6-8" of air space between the ceiling and roofing material, but I am not sure. I need to insulate the ceiling but I only see 2 option each with it's own problem(s):

1: Use rigid insulaton to insulate between the beams and cover that with (something). Problems- what to cover rigid with and how to attach it, cost and, near as i can tell 2" of rigid will only net about R-13.

2: Attach 2x's to beams to attach drywall to and insulate between beams with fiberglass insul. Problems- mainly, I will loose quite a bit of exposure which on the beams.

Any thoughts or suggestions?


jfsmith

05:14AM | 04/01/05
Member Since: 02/28/05
11 lifetime posts
I haven't got the house built yet, but I am very interested in how to do this also. I can't find any refernce materials on this subject.

Any help would be appreciated.

Jerry

Jerry

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