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[Cob] bamboo ceiling in cob houseJoseph R Dupont joedupont at juno.com
Tue Apr 20 21:55:16 PDT 2004
cast paper pulp on the matts.. they will stop air infiltration and stop dust from coming down. it will add insulation. On Wed, 21 Apr 2004 03:47:31 GMT dorethy at juno.com writes: > > My cob/strawbale house has a clay tile roof supported with 2 x 12 > rafters. I'd like to put up bamboo mats for a ceiling, which of > course must be insulated. Someone said I'd need a moisture barrier > between the bamboo and the insulation. I was of the opinion that in > a cob house, breathability is implied. Would not this be an > infringement on that concept? Or does it not apply to a ceiling? > (The insulation I'm thinking of is a corn product that resembles > pale yellow styrofoam when it sets up and I'm told it is "natural".) > If anyone has an educated opinion, I would like some input. > Thanks. > Dorethy from Kansas > > > ________________________________________________________________ > The best thing to hit the Internet in years - Juno SpeedBand! > Surf the Web up to FIVE TIMES FASTER! > Only $14.95/ month - visit www.juno.com to sign up today! > > _______________________________________________ > Coblist mailing list > Coblist at deatech.com > http://www.deatech.com/mailman/listinfo/coblist > >
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