Building a Vaulted High-Performance and Foam-Free Roof Assembly
Josh Salinger shows us how to create more space and vent a roof, and do it all with a reduced environmental footprint.
Josh Salinger, owner of Birdsmouth Design-Build, is on-site in Portland, Ore., to discuss the vaulted high-performance and foam-free roof assembly on their latest ADU build.
Vaulted roofs are a popular option because they create usable living space where an attic would usually be. Typically, plastic forms such as spray-foam insulation or rigid foam are used to deter condensation and moisture issues in a roof assembly.
Read more about all the details of this roof assembly in Josh’s article A New Take on Insulating a Roof.
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