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Skylight Insulation

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Posted by: from Montreal
10/21/2011 at 9:35:47 PM

What is the best way to insulate a skylight? I've heard about urethane insulation, is that a good option?

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Date/Time10/22/2011 at 3:05:44 PM

Hi K, I don't really understand your question. The skylight itself is just like a window and has an insulation factor built into it - probably double but maybe triple glazed. If you are asking about the light well to get the light into a room, it should be insulated like the area it passes through. It should be vapour barrier first (on the warm side) and then the insulation. If you use foam, you can skip the vapour barrier.

Hope this helps,

Jim Kuzma

Kettleby Handyman Services

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