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TheCode: “Whentheworkbeingperformedcreatesorexposestheroofdecking/sheathingortheframingof anywal,floor,ceiling,orroofassemblythatispartofthebuildingthermalenvelope (enclosesconditionedspace),anyaccessiblevoidsininsulationshalbefiledusinginsulation meetingtheRvaluesoftheresidentialenergycodeforwoodframing..metalframingequivalents ..orcommercial energycode,asapplicable.”-2009International ExistingBuildingCode

Iftheremoval oftheexteriorcladding, roofing,wals,floors,orceilings reveal pocketsofmisinginsulation thesevoids/gapsmustbefiledwith insulationthatmeetalrequirements priortoenclosingthebuilding.

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Ensuringtheentirebuildingenvelopeis insulatedprovidesanaddedlevelof protectionalongwithimproving climate/temperaturecontrol.Ifthereare anyquestions/concernsregardingyour buildingsinsulation,contactyour EngineerorArchitectimmediately.

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Disclaimer: RegionalBuildingCodesMayVary. ConsultyourEngineer,ArchitectorTownshipOficialforlocalrequirements.

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