Need a book? Engineering books recommendations...
Re: Slab on Grade and the Green Code[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
- To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
- Subject: Re: Slab on Grade and the Green Code
- From: Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)bbfm.com>
- Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2013 09:17:30 -0900
- List-subscribe: <mailto:SEAINT-SEAOSCemail@example.com>
Andreww, did you attach that article you mentioned? On 12/5/2013 8:38 AM, Andrew Kester wrote:
I am curious as to where you fall in this discussion with your vast experience Mr. Stuart? I have read articles that have lead me to believe this is a regional practice thing, and perhaps somewhat related to differing climates andwater table levels? In essence, the vapor barrier/sand/concrete design is a west coast or California detail, while much of the east coast is normally slab directly on a vapor barrier? FWIW, in Florida the SOG is almost always placed directly on a vapor barrier. But many areas of Florida have high water table which can lead to high natural moisture content in the near surface soils, as well as dealing with very rainy summers and high humidity during construction.Also, vapor barriers have come a LONG way. If using a vapor barrier directly under the slab, I would strongly recommending on going much thicker than 6mil to avoid a lot of the tearing and puncture issues. Interesting subject, and thanks for that article Mathew. I attached a pretty good article on the subject of slabs and moisture
Truncated 1100 characters in the previous message to save energy. -- * Drew Morris, PE*| Project Engineer BBFM Engineers, Inc. <http://www.bbfm.com/> 510 L Street, Suite 200 | Anchorage, Alaska 99501 Ph: (907)274-2236 | Direct: (907)270-2240 | Web: www.bbfm.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------Post your message to the list by sending it to: SEAINT-SEAOSC(--nospam--at)mail-list.com.
The email messages sent to the list will be saved in an archive on the World Wide Web. These archives are located at: http://archive.mail-list.com/SEAINT-SEAOSC To contact the list owner, send your message to: SEAINT-SEAOSC-list-owner(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. Sponsored By: Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Group, Inc. (PSFEG) To unsubscribe, switch to/from digest, get on/off vacation, or change your email address, click here. <http://cgi.mail-list.com/u?ln=seaint-seaosc&nm=seaintma%40euken.net>
- Prev by Subject: Re: Slab on Grade and the Green Code
- Next by Subject: Re: Slab on Grade and the Green Code
- Previous by thread: Re: Slab on Grade and the Green Code
- Next by thread: Re: Slab on Grade and the Green Code