Kondor's hybrid roof system has 2-by nailers over 5 1/2 inches of foam over 1x8 T&G decking.
The 2-by nailers create an ample ventilation space.
During four years of building postand-
beam houses in Vermont, I have
been working with the technology of
stressed-skin panels. In the early days,
getting the system perfect the first time
was unusual. Now, with 23 houses
completed-all with stressed-skin paneling
-it might be worthwhile to review
the evolution of techniques we developed
for using the panels.
The first house I ever built using panels
was my own. Once I had constructed
the foundation deck, I built the panels
in the basement. The panels were 7/16-
inch Aspenite with 5