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"Our solution was to install a Lopi Answer wood burning insert that vents directly th…"

Ed Voytovich replied Dec 6, 2016 to Fireplace drafts

17 Jan 2, 2017
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"Sounds like a successful project, Todd, but please do remember that home performance…"

Ed Voytovich replied Feb 5, 2015 to One Knob and the Pain That Inspired It

3 Feb 5, 2015
Reply by tedkidd

"I put them in my system thinking that the idea made sense.  I turned them off after…"

Ed Voytovich replied Aug 7, 2014 to UV lights on filters

17 Sep 8
Reply by Brad Cook

"I bought the UV lights and found myself replacing the expensive bulbs way more often…"

Ed Voytovich replied Mar 20, 2014 to UV light in Furnace?

29 Mar 25, 2014
Reply by Brett Little

"Ethan . . . insulation is only the half of it:  it's especially important to do a go…"

Ed Voytovich replied Mar 9, 2014 to Insulating with *Updated* (an oxymoron, right!) knob and tube wiring

8 Mar 29, 2014
Reply by Ethan Bodnaruk

" Ethan . . . 1929 is pretty late for knob and tube in new construction; it would be…"

Ed Voytovich replied Mar 6, 2014 to Insulating with *Updated* (an oxymoron, right!) knob and tube wiring

8 Mar 29, 2014
Reply by Ethan Bodnaruk

"In the beginning of the HPES program here in Syracuse, the good people sent out  by…"

Ed Voytovich replied Dec 20, 2012 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Robert H

"My suggestion is not at all amusing:  "We need to sell home performance to provide c…"

Ed Voytovich replied Dec 16, 2012 to Best Energy Myths

45 May 23
Reply by Liam Smith

"Jim . . . I would add that plenty of things at the quantum level behave differently…"

Ed Voytovich replied Aug 9, 2012 to First Law of Themodynamics

3 Aug 9, 2012
Reply by Ed Voytovich

"If this is step one on a vinyl siding job there may be clapboards or other siding on…"

Ed Voytovich replied Jun 28, 2012 to waste of time and material

3 Jun 28, 2012
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Blower door test for small apartment building

Started by Jerry Needham in General Forum. Last reply by John White on Friday. 9 Replies

ENERGY STAR Version 3

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Radiant Barrier Southeast

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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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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…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Allison A. Bailes III's discussion ENERGY STAR Version 3
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