“NET-ZERO SOLAR RANCH” HANOVER, MD – Rev11.18.09 (in red)……..

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• Storage truss 24”OC w/ 1/2” radiant barrier (reflective) OSB sheathing • 7/12 pitch (2x8 hinged truss) • 2x10 rim/floor joists (decking shiploose) • R-38 FG batts + R11 FG blown • 1-1/2” closed-cell (Handi) foam (R-9.3)

Carry R-Max up 3” past top plate >>

• Shiploose 36” eave/porch roof notched for R-Max • Bolted to 2x10 ceiling band joist • Vented soffit ceiling provides airflow to baffles in rafters

outside 2x4

inside 2x4

• Caulk/seal btwn top plate and ceiling assembly • Crown molding • 5/8” (thermal mass) gypsum ceiling and wall WALL ASSEMBLY: • Top plates: 2x8 over double 2x4’s set over double walls • Double 2x4 studs 24”OC • 7/16” OSB sheathing • 2x8 bottom plate • Caulk/seal btwn bottom plate and subfloor

<< Carry R-Max down 1-1/2” onto foundation wall top

INSULATION • 1-1/2” (R-9.3) closedcell (Handi) foam (fill space btwn top plates) • R-11 FG batts (inside stud wall) • R-13 FG batts (outside stud wall) • 24”W • 1-1/2” R-Max (R-9.1) (or equiv); include shiploose pieces to cover both band joists and 3-1/2” down into foundation and sill plate flush with the top of the foundation wall

7-1/4” 5-3/4”

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FLOOR: Ceramic tile (onsite) 5/16” wonderboard (equiv) 3/4” OSB subfloor PEX-AL-PEX radiant piping OJ2000 floor truss (onsite) 2x6 treated sill plate offset on foundation wall 11/2” and 3/8” sill sealer

1-1/2” - 2” closed cell foam sprayed (onsite): • into band joist cavities, • around sides and front of block-ends of floor trusses, • around sides and front of bottom beam of truss, • over sill plate and top beam of precast wall

• 10-1/2” x 8’H Precast Wall w/ R-23.5 (5” EPS inlaid in stud bays + 1” XPS foam overlaid) • 1” rigid foam board (R-5.5) • 2” Dow Highload40 rigid foam board (R-11) under 4” slab

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EXT WALL PLAN VIEW
1-1/2” R-Max

top plate stop (overlap)

wall assembly stop

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R-13 FG batt 24”OC wall assembly stop

12”

R-11 FG batt
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24”OC

1-1/2” Handi (closed cell) foam to wrap interior studs

2x 3

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5/8” drywall

top plate stop

24”OC

REVISION #1 10.09.09:
<< 1-1/2” Handi (closed cell) foam to wrap all penetrations

Exterior and interior 2x4 studs STAGGERED (offset = 12”) for better thermal break

REVISION #2 10.09.09: •Use 2x3 studs at:corners (drywall)

SOLAR RANCH © 2009 FINISH WERKS LLC (Rev 10.09.09)

EXT WALL PLAN VIEW
Window (or Door)

(window/door opening)

2x4 exterior frame 1/2” rigid foam board (cover full depth of rough opening, 4 sides)
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2x3 interior frame
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Pine window stool

2x 3

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Drywall casing (sides/top)

REVISION #2 10.09.09: •Use 2x3 studs at:corners (drywall) •2x3 (interior wall) king/jack studs of window and door openings (if structurally suitable) •2x3 framing at all rough openings to reduce thermal bridging

SOLAR RANCH © 2009 FINISH WERKS LLC (Rev 10.09.09)

EXT WALL ROUGH OPENING DETAIL

5/8” drywall

1-1/2” R-Max

King

Jack/cripple

1-1/2” Handifoam (closed cell)

2x? Header

2x3

2x4

1/2” rigid foam board to cover full depth of rough opening, from outside of R-Max to back of gypsum, on 4 sides) AND 1/2” rigid in the header (if structurally feasible @ 25PSI compressive)

REVISION #2 10.09.09: •2x3 (interior wall) king/jack studs of window and door openings (if structurally suitable) •2x3 framing at all rough openings to reduce thermal bridging

Double 2x4 Sill

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