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Should have just sent the link in the first place:

Mathew- what is most common in everyday practice in the mid-Atlantic region
in your experience?

Lloyd- It has been a while and I am not near any drawings, but at least a
15 mil. And I have fought resistance from GCs, but it is about educating
the owner and architect so they understand what they are paying for. And a
GC for that matter, if he understand it reduces vapor transmission and
possible costly call-backs for flooring failures.

On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Lloyd Pack 

> Hello Andrew,
> What do you specify for a vapor barrier in Florida?
> Is it an HDPE 15 mil barrier, or similar?
> Also I didn't see any attachment on your post. Is
> there a link that you can provide that will allow
> us to access this document another way?
> Thanks,
> Lloyd
> On 5 Dec 2013 at 12:38, 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 and
>> water table levels?  In essence, the vapor barrier/sand/concrete

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