Insulating Raised Floors in Hot, Humid Climates

June 1st, 2011

For homeowners, designers, and builders of homes with raised wood subfloors in flood zone areas with high water table or open pier and beam designs. Summarizes of a study of the subfloor moisture levels in south Louisiana raised-foundation homes with six different insulation systems. Includes the resulting recommendations to help homeowners, builders, architects, insulation contractors, home inspectors and others balance energy efficiency, comfort and durability issues.

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