i’ve done more building science research than i care to remember but has anyone got a mnemonic - or can re-explain “warm side” to me please - or have a similarly dumbed down way to remember where to put the vapor barrier? i know it will be a simple question but i’m sure i’ll “over think” it wondering what the perm rating is or something equally dumb.
there are four climate zones in the US?
cold / vapor barrier on interior (people and cooking and heating on inside)
hot humid / vapor barrier on outside (it’s humid climate outside)
hot arid / ah, outside?
hot / ah, outside (it’s the warm side outside goofy)
and presumably if they throw a “climate zone” by giving you a number for the zone there will be some data on where this is located in the US? or do i need to memorize the climate chart and know 1 is north i guess and the number sget bigger as you go down further south?
also, is this more of a PPD than A PDD or possibly both...?
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