2009 International Energy Conservation Code: Softcover by International Code Council

By International Code Council

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Cavity insulation R-value is listed first , followed by continuous insulation R-value. b. Insulation exceeding the height of the framing shall cover the framing. 6 Floors. Floor insulation shall be installed to maintain permanent contact with the underside of the subfloor decking. 7 Basement walls. Walls associated with conditioned basements shall be insulated from the top of the basement wall down to 10 feet (3048 mm) below grade or to the basement floor, whichever is less. 6. 8 Slab-on-grade floors.

If structural sheathing covers 25 percent or less of the exterior, insulating sheathing is not required where structural sheathing is used. If structural sheathing covers more than 25 percent of exterior, structural sheathing shall be supplemented with insulated sheathing of at least R-2. i. The second R-value applies when more than half the insulation is on the interior of the mass wall. j . 65 in Zone 3. 065 a. Nonfenestration Ufactors shall be obtained from measurement, calculation or an apprCNed source.

3 Access hatches and doors. , attics and crawl spaces) shall be weatherstripped and insulated to a level equivalent to the insulation on the surrounding surfaces. Access shall be provided to all equipment that prevents damaging or compressing the insulation. A wood framed or equivalent baffle or retainer is required to be provided when loose fill insulation is installed, the purpose of which is to prevent the loose fill insulation from spilling into the living space when the attic access is opened, and to provide a permanent means of maintaining the installed R-value of the loose fill insulation.

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