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Old 08-22-2011, 03:02 PM   #1
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Should I insulate this void?


Going to be doing electrical and insulation this evening and I was wondering about this void that is the depth of a 2x4.

Should I fill it with insulation as well or just leave it empty? Something is telling me leaving it empty is not a good idea.

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Should I insulate this void?


I would use rigid foam board there; http://www.buildingscience.com/docum...gs?full_view=1
Because; http://www.quadlock.com/technical_li...Insulation.pdf

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Old 08-30-2011, 12:23 PM   #3
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Yes.

Rigid board would be great on the walls.

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