Caulking and Insulation

As required by LEED, the outer shell must be fully sealed. All the sills, corners and rafters were recaulked–most were caulked on the original build but there were a few gaps.

Sill caulking

Sill caulking

Rafter caulking

Rafter caulking

Much of the Roxul rock wool was installed before the move. Two layers of 5.5″ in the ceiling and one layer of 5.5″ in the walls–R 46 and R 23 respectively.

Roxul installed

Roxul installed

Although some areas are not yet filled, there is quite a bit of insulation left. We estimate we over ordered about 6 23″ bales and maybe 3-4 16″ bales.

Roxul Remains

Roxul Remains

 

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