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This guide provides information about installing Insulating sheathing above the roof deck on existing homes. This retrofit assembly is appropriate for homes with conditioned attics or where the retrofit is intended to create a conditioned attic.
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Guide providing information about constructing a roof with full insulation at the eaves, and insulating eaves in existing homes.
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This guides describes how to insulate and air seal attic knee walls and floor joist cavities under knee walls.
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Guide describing application of a radiant barrier layer in the attic to block radiant heat transfer between hot surfaces and heat-absorbing surfaces.
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Guide describing how to air seal and insulate a ceiling.
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Guide that illustrates how and when to encapsulate ductwork in unconditioned attics, increases the R-value of duct insulation, mitigating condensation issues and reducing air leakage.
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Guide describing the advantages and disadvantages of gable roof and hip roofs and how both designs react under high wind loads.
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Guide describing the installation of roof vents that are resistant to damage from high winds and water intrusion.
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Guide describing options for designing and locating the thermal boundary at the attic floor or along the roof line in new and existing homes.
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Guide describing wind washing and how to prevent it.