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Old 01-07-2011, 06:09 PM   #1
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Metal shed require vapour barrier?

Does a metal shed or, in this case, a community hall, require a vapour barrier as you would in a wood structure. The metal is the outer skin and I see the inside is drywalled and some wood panels. If I were to remove them for up-grading purposes, I think I will find lacking insulation and no vapour barrier.
Again, should this type of building be treated as any other wood framed building?


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Old 01-07-2011, 06:25 PM   #2
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Metal shed require vapour barrier?

Ayuh,.. In my experince, the vapor barrier is directly on the insulation...
About 2" of fiberglass, 'n a plastic backing...


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