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1328 Wind Washing - Insulation Energy Efficiency - The Basics
 
1328 Wind Washing - Insulation Energy Efficiency - The Basics -

Image Text: Cross section > sheathing omitted for clarity > wind > house wrap is designed to reduce wind washing > shingles > roof sheathing > roof rafter > attic > gutter > fascia > soffit > wind > wind > siding > insulation > ceiling joist > wall stud > without house wrap, wind can blow through wall (and attic) insulation systems - reducing their R-values > fiberglass and mineral wool are particularly susceptible

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INSULATION

The Basics, Air/Vapor Barriers (Vapor Retarders), Venting Roofs, Venting Living Spaces, Attics, Flat and Cathedral Roofs, Walls Above Grade, Basements and Crawlspaces, Floors over Unheated Areas, Ventilation Systems

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