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Advantages “Integrating your electrical and mechanical to the system works really well,” says Brady. “The floor joists have circles cut into them so you never have to put bulkheads in.You don’t have to drill holes in all of your studs in your exterior walls to run your electrical and you can run your plumbing in your exterior walls as well because they’re insulated on the outside. You don’t have to worry about your pipes freezing.” The strength of steel adds design flexibility and convenience. “You can do some large, clear spans,” says Brady, noting that it can accommodate up to a 25 by 10 foot opening for large windows. Although such spans are possible in a wood-framed house, Brady says it requires the incorporation of steel into the wood frame, which can result in thermal breaks and lost R-values. The

The spray foam insulation, making an R-28.5 thermal barrier, can be seen before the exterior finish is applied. Any exterior finish can then be used.

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