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"IAQ is much more than temperature, humidity levels and observed odors. What long-ter…"

David Eakin replied Sep 7 to Fresh air vent

13 Sep 10
Reply by John White

"Since he's also in Ohio and has a great deal of experience, you might want to reach…"

David Eakin replied Mar 9, 2017 to Where to install the vapor barrier for a finished basement?

11 Mar 9, 2017
Reply by David Eakin

"Bad link. Try BSC Building America - basements"

David Eakin replied Mar 9, 2017 to Where to install the vapor barrier for a finished basement?

11 Mar 9, 2017
Reply by David Eakin

"No first-hand experience, but that stuff looks like spray-on bulk water proofing mat…"

David Eakin replied Mar 9, 2017 to Where to install the vapor barrier for a finished basement?

11 Mar 9, 2017
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"The Fireplace Fashion would not work on my particular situation (angled glass doors…"

David Eakin replied Nov 28, 2016 to Fireplace drafts

17 Jan 2, 2017
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"John - agree that some form of modular or panelized system would be the way to go. G…"

David Eakin replied Nov 23, 2016 to A Growing American Problem In Search Of Valid Answers

9 Dec 8, 2016
Reply by Steven Lefler

"John, I guess what I'd hoped for was for some of the "big guns" (like RMI, LBL, BSC)…"

David Eakin replied Nov 23, 2016 to A Growing American Problem In Search Of Valid Answers

9 Dec 8, 2016
Reply by Steven Lefler

""It depends" is definitely the rule! I live in the MidAtlantic region so I deal with…"

David Eakin replied Aug 11, 2016 to Shell Sealing Limits to Existing Homes

5 Aug 11, 2016
Reply by tedkidd

"Yes, please post details! Especially interested in financial aspects (estimated valu…"

David Eakin replied Jun 2, 2016 to Retrofitting a 1979 Home to NAHB Silver or Gold - Pending Cert

11 Aug 20, 2016
Reply by Jan Green

"Don - thanks for the additional detail and design info. I do understand cost decisio…"

David Eakin replied Feb 29, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
Reply by Don Hynek

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Mini split installation location

Started by Jan Green in HVAC. Last reply by David Butler 17 hours ago. 1 Reply

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by David Butler 20 hours ago. 11 Replies

Tankless water heating and existing gas lines

Started by Julie Saporito in HVAC. Last reply by Kent Browning on Friday. 5 Replies

Whole House Fans - Love 'Em or Not?

Started by Tom Conlon in General Forum. Last reply by John White Sep 10. 77 Replies

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