Double-stud wall

Double-stud wall

Construction system in which two layers of studs are used to provide a thicker-than-normal wall system so that a lot of insulation can be installed; the two walls are often separated by several inches to reduce thermal bridging through the studs and to provide additional space for insulation.
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"The most effective approach is a double-stud wall with a small air space between the walls of approximately 3/4 inch to 1 inch, completely isolating one side from the other," she says.
Columns, arched entryways, and even the refrigerator alcove were built up with double-stud wall framing to appear more massive than they really are.
Another wood frame construction method uses double-stud walls to increase wall depth and insulation values.