4.1088.4 Parapet Walls—Dense Pack

Topic: 
Attics
Subtopic: 
Special Considerations
Desired Outcome: 
Properly installed insulation reduces heat flow through parapet wall
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
4.1088.4a
Access

Proper access in wall exterior or interior containment area will be ensured

Lead safety procedures in houses built before 1978 will be followed in accordance with EPA EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, www.epa.gov Healthy Indoor Environment Protocols for Home Energy Upgrades

Protect worker and occupant health

4.1088.4b
Installation

Dense pack Dense pack The process of installing loose-fill insulation to reduce air flow and perform to a stated R-value insulation will be installed in accordance with manufacturer specifications at void area

Seal wall

4.1088.4c
Onsite documentation
A dated receipt signed by the installer will be provided that includes:
  • Coverage area
  • Thickness
  • R-value

Document job completion to contract specifications

Confirm amount of insulation installed Comply with 16 CFR 460.17