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13. INSULATION AND VAPOUR BARRIERS

13.1  The Inspector shall:
A.  inspect:
  1. insulation and vapour barriers in unfinished spaces.
B.  describe:
  1. type of insulation material(s) and vapour barriers in unfinished spaces.
C.  report
  1. absence of insulation in unfinished spaces within the  building envelope.
  2. presence of vermiculite insulation
13.2  The inspector is NOT required to:
A.  disturb
  1. insulation. 
  2. vapour barriers.
B.  obtain sample(s) for analysis 
  1.  insulation material(s).

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