4.1103.3 Insulated Sheathing and Insulated Siding Installation

Topic: 
Walls
Subtopic: 
Enclosed Walls
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Desired Outcome: 
Properly installed insulated wall sheathing and insulated siding
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
4.1103.3a
Sealing

Holes, gaps, and penetrations in existing sheathing will be sealed

Prevent air leaks

4.1103.3b
Location of wall framing

Wall studs and other framing will be located and marked

Provide secure attachment of insulating sheathing

4.1103.3c
Installation

Insulation will be installed in accordance with manufacturer specifications without gaps, voids, compressions, misalignments, or wind intrusions

Insulation will be installed to prescribed R-value

Install insulation properly

4.1103.3d
Occupant education

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