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Do you know why my new finished basement foundation wall option is not saving?

asked 2019-09-07 20:03:22 -0600

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updated 2019-09-07 20:03:41 -0600

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I installed 4" xps outside of the existing brick and field-stone foundation to 8" below the level of the new slab and an error was generated as i attempted to provide such an option. (The continuous exterior isocyanurate extends to the bottom of the first floor assembly).

the basement also has 2" xps below the slab but my slab option when away when i changed to finished basement.

Moreover, why is it asking for ceiling joist spacing in the foundation wall option manager?

Thank you so much for all of this software!!!

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answered 2019-09-10 16:13:21 -0600

I can reproduce the issue, it's a bug in BEopt that only seems to affect this category. This will be fixed for the next release.

Unfortunately there is no easy way to workaround the issue -- the best advice is to pick the closest option (or do two multiple runs with different options and interpolate/extrapolate).

(The ceiling joist height is an input used in conjunction with the rim joist insulation.)

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