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Old 12-03-2010, 09:37 PM   #1
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crawlspace insulation question


Hello,

I am looking into converting my open-earth crawl space into a conditioned crawlspace.

What I find strange is that there is a lot of talk about insulating the foundation walls, but nothing about putting insulation against the open earth below the crawl space? Surely a vapor barrier is not enough to insulate the open earth? Is it not worth putting insulation over the moisture barrier on the ground for some reason?


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