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Old 11-26-2012, 02:29 PM   #1
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Ive got a 1500 sq. Ft. Ceiling on a 7/12 pitch shed style.
Engineered trusses 2.5' between ceiling and decking, batt
style insulation in between. Trusses are cleated and engineered for the span.
I'm wanting to go over the existing sheetrock with a foam backed board, maybe osb? After this is installed wanting to go with a tongue and groove aspen.
Question is can the celing still breathe with the foam core?
Then there's the weight question, in which i'll get back to my truss builder for my load calcutions..
My thinking is with the drought were in the t&g will expand and contract alot better than sheetrock.. And will look great!
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:32 PM   #2
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Why foam

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Not the way I'd do it. But, you can do that. Figure out what type of foam you are using and check it's vapor permeability with osb glued to it. There are guidelines for your climate zone.
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