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"YES, YES, & YES!!! Bat droppings, mouse droppings, dead mice, nuts, seeds, acorn…"

Brian Robinson replied on Wednesday to Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

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Reply by Peter Krych

"Was it in your scope of work to A) install the ridge vent or B) to install the ridge…"

Brian Robinson replied Mar 6 to Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.

15 Mar 17
Reply by Walter Ahlgrim

"We have seen many similar instances this winter in Maine when we had about 1 week of…"

Brian Robinson replied Mar 1 to Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.

15 Mar 17
Reply by Walter Ahlgrim

"You also may also want to account for the distribution losses as you move the heat f…"

Brian Robinson replied Feb 15 to Efficiency of furnace

18 May 31
Reply by Liam Smith

"Spray foam & intumescent paint the interior of the foundation walls to air seal…"

Brian Robinson replied May 12, 2016 to Airsealing an old basement ceiling

16 May 26, 2016
Reply by Ed Minch

"I'd consider keeping the thermal & pressure/air boundary at the roof deck (take…"

Brian Robinson replied Apr 1, 2016 to Insulating and air sealing a finished attic

6 Apr 7, 2016
Reply by Anthony Hyde

"All that really matters is to assume it's an ACM until "proven" otherwise or profess…"

Brian Robinson replied Feb 29, 2016 to Vermiculite in the fireplace

13 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Brian Robinson

"Curious as to why "trapping moisture" against concrete is likely to be problematic.…"

Brian Robinson replied Jan 7, 2016 to Vapor Barrier on top of basement concrete floor

8 Jan 14, 2016
Reply by Brad Cook

"Precisely Ted, Demand reduction trumps production efficiency every time because its…"

Brian Robinson replied May 23, 2014 to Tankless Water Heaters... has their time finally come?

36 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by tedkidd

"Keep in mind the additional delay induced by not having a ready supply of hot water…"

Brian Robinson replied May 2, 2014 to Tankless Water Heaters... has their time finally come?

36 Oct 20, 2017
Reply by tedkidd

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Sean Lintow Sr replied to John Carton's discussion Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.
"Location, location, location In hot dry climates - not really an issue unless it gets damp (and yes…"
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Bradford E. White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Agreed! True, if an open plan. Simple is best. But away spaces seem to be making a come-back. And…"
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Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry, as an energy consultant I imagine you are well versed in solar systems. Have you seen how…"
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Scott Mills replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"I have found that ceiling fans are the simplest way to control room stratification "
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Matt Peiris replied to H.O. Electric's discussion Stop Drinking Bottled Water! in the group News & Announcements
"Well water consumers need to test their water every year. Elevated arsenic, nitrate levels or…"
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Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry I don't have videos posted yet but I have some nice pictures from customers. See them…"
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Bradford E. White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Qualified "It Depends" kind of answer. 1. Temperature Perception: There is an intangible…"
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Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.

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Jerry Needham replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Kurt Thanks for the information on the whole house fan and the advise about leaving the fan on all…"
10 hours ago
James White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"There is more than fan energy to be saved by setting fans to run on "auto". Most forced…"
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Kurt Shafer replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry, I am a whole house fan expert but not an HVAC expert. However, I have no idea why any HVAC…"
10 hours ago
Jerry Needham replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Ken This is a great response.  Lots of arguments against leaving the fan on. THANKS"
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Luke Langhals replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"If an E/HRV system is installed in unison with the furnace ducting -- you might consider making the…"
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Ken Summers replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"At Comfort Institute we get asked this question all the time.  The argument for leaving the…"
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Allison A. Bailes III replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Jerry, as Chris Heenan said below, running the fan continuously will raise the indoor humidity in…"
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Chris Heenan replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"In regions with _high_ humidity, running the fan continuously will be put moisture that the…"
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Barbara Smith replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"Eliminating continuous furnace fan operation is #3 on list of top ways to cut energy use, in this…"
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tedkidd replied to Jerry Needham's discussion HVAC Question about running fan continuously Vs. setting on Auto so it runs when AC or Furnace runs
"There is no Pat answer. It depends. In a well performing home with proplerly sized equipment and…"
10 hours ago

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