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fabio 02-23-2011 09:04 PM

Insulate sloped roof with dense-packed cellulose
 
I'am considering insulating my vaulted ceiling tite with
dense-packed cellulose between the fiberglass batts and underside of roof sheathing, filling the air space, close the sofit vents.Hoping to keep the roof cooler. Then blowing R 50 in the upper gable attic space keeping this area vented. Will this work?

seeyou 02-24-2011 12:19 PM

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Originally Posted by fabio (Post 596831)
I'am considering insulating my vaulted ceiling tite with
dense-packed cellulose between the fiberglass batts and underside of roof sheathing, filling the air space, close the sofit vents.Hoping to keep the roof cooler. Then blowing R 50 in the upper gable attic space keeping this area vented. Will this work?

Yes. Google "Dense pack cellulose" and "Mooney Wall". Lots of information available.

fabio 02-24-2011 10:21 PM

This is a vaulted ceiling with trusses,I think I will keep the soffit venting and air moving up to the ridge vents.


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