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Old 02-04-2013, 08:17 PM   #1
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Does this change my insulation plans?


My foundation is covered with this waterproofing wrap.

http://www.deltams.ca/deltams_deltams.htm

Does this change any of the normal insulation procedures for the basement? 2" XPS, taped, caulked, ect ect.

Or is this more or less a safe guard to try and keep water away?
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:12 AM   #2
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Does this change my insulation plans?


No if your foundation is waterproofed you should be able to install your insulation per manufacturers specs.

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Old 02-24-2013, 06:32 PM   #3
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Does this change my insulation plans?


That product takes care of the moisture coming through the concrete wall. You could still get foundation to wall moisture wicking. Fig. 8: http://www.buildingscience.com/docum...ts?full_view=1
Also keep in mind foamboard on the cold concrete wall (air-sealed) prevents condensation from moist interior air, causing mildew/mold to susceptible wood frame walls, drywall paper, etc. The whole idea of foam is to raise the dew-point, preventing condensation in the cavity, compare f.g. wall with f.b. + f.g. wall in the Index here: http://www.buildingscience.com/docum...study-analysis

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