Outie Window Installation: Weave It Into The Exterior Foam

The complete video collection on insulating, air sealing, and installing windows in a superinsulated sunroom addition in Wayland, MA

 

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Superinsulated Sunroom (1): Exterior Foam Layer

A superinsulated sunroom might sound like an oxymoronic idea, but it is not. Just use triple glazed windows and thick foam over the wall framing and roof

 

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Superinsulated Sunroom (2): Nail Bucks for (Outie) Flanged Windows

Window banks need to line up neatly for the trim to work out. Foam walls add the extra possibility of compressing the backing. So there's that.  

 

 

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Superinsulated Sunroom (3): Flashing an Outie Window

Wide tape spans the many layers of a thick wall to make an air tight and water tight seal

 

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SuperInsulated Sunroom (5): Outer Foam and Airsealing Tapes

Offset the joints and seal the gaps to keep air leaks out of the thick walls  

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