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Title: Construction Guide to Next-Generation High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 - Part 2: 2x4 Walls

Abstract

Part 2 of this Construction Guide to High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 provides straightforward and cost-effective strategies to construct durable, energy-efficient walls. It addresses walls constructed with 2x4 wood frame studs, wood structural panel (WSP) sheathing as wall bracing and added backing for foam sheathing, a layer of rigid foam sheathing insulation up to 1.5 inches thick over the WSP, and a cladding system installed over the foam sheathing in low-rise residential buildings up to three stories high. Walls with 2x6 framing are addressed in Part 1 of the Guide.

Authors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Home Innovation Research Labs, Upper Marlboro, MD (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Home Innovation Research Labs, Upper Marlboro, MD (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Building Technologies Office (EE-5B) (Building America)
OSTI Identifier:
1413032
Report Number(s):
DOE/EE-1673-2
7754
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; Building America; Home Innovation; Construction Guide, Part 2; High-Performance Walls; Climate Zones 3-5; 2x4 wood frame studs; wood structural panel exterior sheathing; cladding system; residential

Citation Formats

Kochkin, V., and Wiehagen, J. Construction Guide to Next-Generation High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 - Part 2: 2x4 Walls. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.2172/1413032.
Kochkin, V., & Wiehagen, J. Construction Guide to Next-Generation High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 - Part 2: 2x4 Walls. United States. doi:10.2172/1413032.
Kochkin, V., and Wiehagen, J. Thu . "Construction Guide to Next-Generation High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 - Part 2: 2x4 Walls". United States. doi:10.2172/1413032. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1413032.
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title = {Construction Guide to Next-Generation High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 - Part 2: 2x4 Walls},
author = {Kochkin, V. and Wiehagen, J.},
abstractNote = {Part 2 of this Construction Guide to High-Performance Walls in Climate Zones 3-5 provides straightforward and cost-effective strategies to construct durable, energy-efficient walls. It addresses walls constructed with 2x4 wood frame studs, wood structural panel (WSP) sheathing as wall bracing and added backing for foam sheathing, a layer of rigid foam sheathing insulation up to 1.5 inches thick over the WSP, and a cladding system installed over the foam sheathing in low-rise residential buildings up to three stories high. Walls with 2x6 framing are addressed in Part 1 of the Guide.},
doi = {10.2172/1413032},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
month = {Thu Aug 31 00:00:00 EDT 2017}
}

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