Insulation Under Metal Roof

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by enggass, Nov 6, 2010.

  1. enggass

    enggass Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 8, 2010
    Mid-Coast Maine
    I just put some of this: Dow 1/2" x 8' x 4' R-3.3 Polyisocyanurate Rigid Foam Insulated Sheathing – up under the metal roof of my coop to avoid condensation.
    One side of the insulation is blue, and the other side was reflective(silver). I am pretty sure that the silver side faces the metal roof with the blue side (with text) faces the inside of the coop.
    Am I correct? I hope so, I already did it...
  2. 4 the Birds

    4 the Birds Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 15, 2010
    Westfield, Indiana
    Good idea to add insulation below your roof! It does not matter which way you install unless you are putting it into an air space such as a wall. The silver toward the air space will give a small added R value. I would prefer looking at the blue if exposed on the ceiling. [​IMG]

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