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Separating insulation in half??

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I’m insulating my 16x20 workshop. I’m currently doing the roof and want to leave the ceiling open to store things above. I have 2x6 rafters. I left a 1” air space for air to pass from my soffit to the ridge and I used 1.5” foam board that I got a really good deal on. It leaves me with 3” of space. I was wondering if fibreglass insulation can be separated in half. Ex: use 6” insulation and separate it in half to get 3”... I’ve searched everywhere online and can’t find an answer. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
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+1 on the compression being fine. Actually is a slight reduction in R-Value, but only because of the loss of depth. the actually R-Value per inch goes up slightly with the compressed batt in this case (i.e. 3.5" to 3").
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