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Wall insulation around a/c refrigerant line

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04-01-15, 05:18 PM   #1  
Wall insulation around a/c refrigerant line

Is it okay to put insulation in a stud bay where my a/c refrigerant line runs?

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04-01-15, 05:20 PM   #2  
I don't see a problem with it.

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04-01-15, 05:42 PM   #3  
I'd first wrap the lines in foam then insulate the wall.
Reason being is I tried this once long and the condinsation inside the wall caused mold and wet insulation.

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04-01-15, 07:16 PM   #4  
Joe is absolutely correct, insulate the refrigerant lines completely before adding the wall insulation. Be sure to seal the seam on the insulation tubing as well.

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