Building Science Corporation
March 14, 2006
Very Cold

The Juneau, AK house is a 1,190 square foot, one-and-a-half story single-family detached house with three bedrooms, two baths, built on piers located in Juneau, AK (Very Cold Climate). It features a vented roof with 2 layers of 6” EPS rigid insulation with staggered seams. The walls consist of 2 layers of 4” EPS rigid insulation with staggered seams and no insulation in the stud cavities. The house features Low-E windows. The first floor joists are insulated with 1 layer of 4” and 1 layer of 5 3/8” EPS rigid insulation with staggered seams.