08 Nov '12, 4am

Is my slab at risk left unheated through the winter? #green

I had grand plans for getting my garage closed in, and the rough mechanicals installed before winter. Life (uh... work, actually...) intervened. I live in MN zone 6, and am building on alluvial sand from the Mississippi River. I built a block stem well on poured footings four feet deep (below frost line), 12 inches of compacted sand was placed on top of undisturbed sandy soil. I was then compelled by local building codes to put down 4" of 3/4" river rock - known colloquially around here as "radon rock" - followed by 6 mil polyethylene for radon gas mitigation. I then placed 2" rigid foam panels to which I stapled PEX for in-floor radiant heat. (I know... the foam should be first, THEN the poly... sadly, despite protracted arguing and supporting literature from Joe L. inspector said "No, you will put poly UNDER your foam if you are stapling PEX") Rebar 24" OC was laid over ...

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