19 Feb '12, 10pm

Green Building Q&A: Crawl Space and Insulation

My sister lives in Alabama in a house that is a couple hundred years old and it sits appox. four feet off the ground. The problem is - she has no insulation in her her floors and won't put any in because she was told that she would have a mold problem. I thought that plastic on the ground and attached to the walls would keep out the moisture. But someone has her that you must leave holes in the plastic to let the moisture escape. Isn't that wrong? What's the best way?

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