25 May '13, 12am

Should I vent my roof system or not? #green

A well known SIPS panel manufacturer that I am currently dealing with has said they will not warranty their structural panel without a ventilation layer if asphalt shingles are installed directly onto the structural panel. I have recently designed and am currently building a house incorporating what I have come to believe are realistic energy conscious features ie. ICF foundation, insulated basement slab, air source heat pumps... I specified and installed the Adventech zip roof panel w/ tape with the intention of building a hot roof consisting of closed cell insulation with no venting. Is there any worry to continue with this? I am thinking that the watertight layer/ and tape adhered to the osb panel may act like the glue layer in a SIP panel. I am also entertaining the idea of using accuvent then closed cell to create a ventilated roof roof deck. All feedback is welcome. ...

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