Brad Cook's Discussions (56)

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"Adding rigid on the inside would certainly help and would allow for effectively air…"

Brad Cook replied Nov 9 to Cathedral ceiling with tongue and groove ceiling. Looking for solutions.

4 Nov 29
Reply by Keith Tripp

"Maybe it is because at the fan, you are measuring negative pressure and at the soffi…"

Brad Cook replied Oct 4 to Bath fan weirdness

13 Oct 11
Reply by Bruce Fillmore

"Richard, Heat does NOT rise! For heat transfer by conduction or radiation, heat tran…"

Brad Cook replied Sep 8 to UV lights on filters

17 Sep 8
Reply by Brad Cook

"Are you are referring to a situation such as a ranch style, where insulation is touc…"

Brad Cook replied Aug 23 to Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.

15 Oct 1
Reply by Mark Furst

"Adding a vent chute above fiberglass insulation in a roof slope is NOT creating a "c…"

Brad Cook replied Aug 23 to Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.

15 Oct 1
Reply by Mark Furst

"It would be very helpful if posters thought a bit about what other information might…"

Brad Cook replied Aug 23 to Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.

15 Oct 1
Reply by Mark Furst

"If the boiler is not also heating domestic water, then do shut it down. Shut off the…"

Brad Cook replied Aug 2 to Very old boiler, converted to gas from coal

2 Aug 6
Reply by Don Hynek

"This is like those BPI "Stump the Chump" problems where there is not enough informat…"

Brad Cook replied Jun 14 to Log home roof insulation

10 Aug 7
Reply by Bob Reuther

"This is like those BPI "Stump the Chump" problems where there is not enough informat…"

Brad Cook replied Jun 14 to Log home roof insulation

10 Aug 7
Reply by Bob Reuther

"To save energy. Air leaks allow your heated air to leak out, requiring energy to hea…"

Brad Cook replied May 3 to Why is Air Sealing Important?

9 Oct 23
Reply by John White

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Forum Discussions

Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?

Started by David Meiland in General Forum. Last reply by Charles Buell 10 hours ago. 3 Replies

When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?

Started by David Byrnes in General Forum. Last reply by David Butler 14 hours ago. 8 Replies

Cooling effect from solar panels

Started by Tim Kendzia in General Forum. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 16 Replies

Learning Thermostat

Started by Classic Residential, Inc. in General Forum. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 35 Replies

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10 hours ago
Charles Buell replied to David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
"Exactly  David.  And then there is the fact the energy codes require the insulation be…"
10 hours ago
David Butler replied to David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
"Adding an airspace changes the temperature gradient, as noted in Joe's doc, thus making the…"
13 hours ago
Ethan Foley replied to David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
"You want an airspace between the subfloor and the insulation.  It keeps the floor…"
14 hours ago
David Butler replied to David Byrnes's discussion When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?
"Keep in mind that for all but the hottest hours, a tightly sized system already has excess…"
14 hours ago
Sean Wiens liked David Meiland's discussion Air gap above floor insulation--how big is the impact?
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