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"@Alan, I see you're located coastal California so there's no chance for any condensa…"

David Butler replied Apr 26 to Zehnder Comfopipe vs. rigid pipe

6 Apr 28
Reply by Alan Lehman

"It's about damn time."

David Butler replied Apr 16 to ACCA: Call for Volunteers to Aid the Development of a New Design Manual for Low-Load Homes

1 Apr 16
Reply by David Butler

"Excellent post, Brad. Your comment about master bedroom setback is an example of a t…"

David Butler replied Mar 29 to Humidity control in tight home

12 Apr 15
Reply by Brad Cook

"The window glass / sash intersection is a weak point for condensation. Whether or no…"

David Butler replied Mar 26 to Humidity control in tight home

12 Apr 15
Reply by Brad Cook

"@Sean Lintow wrote: > As for Sean Wiens piece - looks great if done pre drywall..…"

David Butler replied Mar 24 to Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests

13 Apr 5
Reply by Jacob Corvidae

"Energy Star and Building America have some great resources for builders who want to…"

David Butler replied Mar 24 to Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests

13 Apr 5
Reply by Jacob Corvidae

"I've been down this path before. Whether there's a legal basis or not, a dealer can…"

David Butler replied Mar 20 to When is a fuel history confidential and why?

5 Mar 24
Reply by David Meiland

"Although I'm not privy to the rationale for the 12% penalty (which almost certainly…"

David Butler replied Mar 9 to Tax Credit and the LTO test

4 Mar 10
Reply by Mark Furst

"Your question involves high-rise multifamily and thus is beyond the scope of this fo…"

David Butler replied Mar 6 to Cost to replace a boiler for 210 units building

1 Mar 6
Reply by David Butler

"@Sean, David N makes a good point as sub-slab moisture could be the culprit for Mich…"

David Butler replied Mar 1 to Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.

15 Mar 17
Reply by Walter Ahlgrim

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ENERGY STAR Version 3

Started by Allison A. Bailes III in General Forum. Last reply by Mandy Leazenby 3 hours ago. 10 Replies

Blower door test for small apartment building

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Radiant Barrier Southeast

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Mandy Leazenby replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion ENERGY STAR Version 3
"I've only ever worked on Energy Star with Habitat for Humanity.  But we have very few…"
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John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Well, I think it completely depends on the purpose and requirement of the test. Testing one unit in…"
Friday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"I can use my Duct Blaster on any house that I expect to be less than 1300 CFM through the…"
Friday
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"FYI, he is in Illinois where code is 5 (well up until March as noted when it drops to 4)  Heh…"
Friday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"Here are two pictures of the duct blaster fan as a blower door.  1 in a door and 1 in a…"
Thursday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"What standard are you testing to? Energy Star requires 5 ACH @ 50.   Code is 3.0 etc…"
Thursday
John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Blower door test for small apartment building
"What standard are you testing to? Energy Star requires 5 ACH @ 50.   Code is 3.0 etc…"
Thursday
Franco Oyuela replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion ENERGY STAR Version 3
"The ENERGY STARnew homes program has been around since the mid-1990s and is currently undergoing…"
Thursday
Blake Reid commented on Blake Reid's blog post Managing Mold & Humidity (in Hawaii)
"Thank you very much! They're actually the same, though - the one with the dehu cover photo has…"
Thursday
John Proctor commented on Blake Reid's blog post Managing Mold & Humidity (in Hawaii)
"Nice post -- much better than the one that only showed the dehumidifier."
Thursday
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Brett Little replied to Brett Little's discussion Virtual CEU Tour of the Pembroke Passive Solar Zero Energy Ready Home
"You know utilities are pretty complex, especially in IL, however it looks like just about 6.8 cents…"
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yassin chahdi replied to Gary Wright's discussion Radiant Barrier Southeast
"It’s hard to choose on of these as most of the time the reviews and buying guides found on…"
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Bruce Fillmore replied to Mark Furst's discussion Bath fan weirdness
"In my opinion venting into any soffit is a bad idea, it usually requires a sharp bend to get into…"
Thursday
Tray Biasiolli replied to Mark Furst's discussion Bath fan weirdness
"I'd agree with Sean - we get wind effects regularly when measuring ventilation fan intake at…"
Thursday
Charles Buell replied to Mark Furst's discussion Bath fan weirdness
"You would have to test the vent at the inside at a location the same diameter as the outside…"
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