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Old 10-15-2009, 01:30 PM
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Default Roof Insulation

I think there are two different roof ideas.
A “cold roof” and a “hot roof.”

The cold roof is the common vented attic space over an insulated ceiling below it.

The hot roof is basically a thick insulated panel.
It is common on homes with a vaulted ceiling interior.

http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/CONS/Co...cs/6-Roofs.pdf

http://www.oregon.gov/ENERGY/CONS/Co...s/ResPub_7.pdf

BTW, This site has a lot of real good PDF construction documents.
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