C303.2 Installation. Materials, systems and equipment shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and the International Building Code.
C303.2.1 Protection of exposed foundation insulation. Insulation applied to the exterior of basement walls, crawlspace walls and the perimeter of slab-on-grade floors shall have a rigid, opaque and weather-resistant protective covering to prevent the degradation of the insulation's thermal performance. The protective covering shall cover the exposed exterior insulation and extend not less than 6 inches (153 mm) below grade.
C303.2.2 Multiple layers of continuous insulation. Where two or more layers of continuous insulation board are used in a construction assembly, the continuous insulation boards shall be installed in accordance with Section C303.2. Where the continuous insulation board manufacturer's instructions do not address installation of two or more layers, the edge joints between each layer of continuous insulation boards shall be staggered.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020
and chapter 19.27
RCW. WSR 19-24-040, § 51-11C-30320, filed 11/26/19, effective 7/1/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.025
, and 19.27.074
. WSR 16-03-072, § 51-11C-30320, filed 1/19/16, effective 7/1/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 19.27A.020
and chapters 19.27
RCW. WSR 13-04-056, § 51-11C-30320, filed 2/1/13, effective 7/1/13.]