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"At least you know now.  So many materials contain asbestos its probably more difficu…"

Bob Kretvix replied Nov 28, 2012 to Unknown Old Insulation

19 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Jeff Martin

"All I can say is that if it isn't known and has the appearance of something that cou…"

Bob Kretvix replied Oct 11, 2012 to Unknown Old Insulation

19 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Jeff Martin

"Never saw this, but looks a little like air-cell pipe insulation. This is considered…"

Bob Kretvix replied Oct 11, 2012 to Unknown Old Insulation

19 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Jeff Martin

"You can also get types where you plug in the dimensions and it gives readings in cfm…"

Bob Kretvix replied Sep 28, 2012 to Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!

17 Nov 26, 2012
Reply by Damien Herold

"You really didn't answer how you use that cfm number.  Are you just comparing relati…"

Bob Kretvix replied Sep 28, 2012 to Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!

17 Nov 26, 2012
Reply by Damien Herold

"Can you explain how you would use the thermoanemometer and your criteria for air flo…"

Bob Kretvix replied Sep 27, 2012 to Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!

17 Nov 26, 2012
Reply by Damien Herold

"You are right about the significant cost for air sampling.  As an Industrial Hygieni…"

Bob Kretvix replied Feb 9, 2012 to Spray Foam Liability

10 Feb 14, 2012
Reply by Bruce Navin

"Dirty Sock Syndrome is actually caused by a combination of bacterial "slime" (biofil…"

Bob Kretvix replied Feb 2, 2012 to Dirty Sock Syndrome in high efficiency HVAC units

12 Nov 17, 2014
Reply by Hal Skinner

"Dmitri Gas leak detectors are generalized meters which can detect a wide variety of…"

Bob Kretvix replied Dec 29, 2011 to Ambient Combustable Gas

6 Jan 6, 2012
Reply by Tom Barrett

"Tom, Why did you have to change the plumbing in the San Diego pool?  I just purchase…"

Bob Kretvix replied Jun 2, 2011 to How's the water? Managing energy use in Pools.

12 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by Mike Estupinian

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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Sean Lintow proposed rails and clips (re: first comment in this discussion), but in the context of…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I missed where the suggestion for rails came in. The plywood would not need any rails. 4+ inches is…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I'm a little confused about the necessity and purpose of using support rails if working on…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"If you insulate master bedroom and family room from below, you definitely need more R-value than…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Brad, I was only talking about using EPS between the ridges, if necessary, to conform to bolts.…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It kind of depends on the PIC. Not all insulation is made the same. Here in VT (and all of New…"
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