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The foam insulation itself is combustible, hence the requirement for a thermal barrier. According to the 2012 IRC: R316.4 Thermal barrier. Unless otherwise allowed in Section R316.5 or Section R316.6, foam plastic shall be separated from the interior of a building by an approved thermal barrier of minimum 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) gypsum wallboard or a ...


I would get a portable A/C unit with dehumidifier option. The thing no one mentioned is that an A/C and dehumidifier are almost the same thing. The difference is an A/C unit separates the hot and cold air, sending the hot air outside and the cold inside. The dehumidifier blows the air across a cold coil where the water condenses and than across the hot ...

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