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Is it feasible to construct exterior walls from CMU and fill with spray insulation? We're renovating a greenhouse into a guest house.

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 11, 2012 01:00 AM
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The existing foundation is constructed of CMU, so we thought it would be cost effective to continue stacking the CMU, as opposed to using conventional framing. Is it possible to achieve energy efficiency with this method, or would there be too many thermal breaks?




 

 

The existing foundation is constructed of CMU, so we thought it would be cost effective to continue stacking the CMU, as opposed to using conventional framing. Is it possible to achieve energy efficiency with this method, or would there be too many thermal breaks?

Consistency is a good thing, but however in this application it will not be cost effective or provide you with the results I think you are looking for.

This method of...



 

 

 
 
 

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