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"Wow, guys! I am quite surprised to see how much this topic has stirred.  That's good…"

Jack Baikoff replied Oct 25, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
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"What's so humorous about dense-packed fiberglass? "

Jack Baikoff replied Oct 8, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

"Thank you very much for your reply, it was very helpful.  I've seen a number of fire…"

Jack Baikoff replied Sep 22, 2013 to Vermiculite in the fireplace

13 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Brian Robinson

"Eric, if I understood you opinion correctly you would not do a blower door test if t…"

Jack Baikoff replied Sep 6, 2013 to Vermiculite in the fireplace

13 Feb 29, 2016
Reply by Brian Robinson

"Being Russian I also have special feelings for Russian Stoves. My grandparents misse…"

Jack Baikoff replied Nov 24, 2012 to Russian Wood Stoves (Masonry Stoves)

33 May 10, 2013
Reply by Jeena Smith

"It seems like not only the features and the uses of the device seem to be overstated…"

Jack Baikoff replied Nov 12, 2012 to Tired of climbing ladders and reaching to find air leaks during blower door test I have a solution!!!

17 Nov 26, 2012
Reply by Damien Herold

"This is a very needed discussion, IMHO. I personally think that ducts should be view…"

Jack Baikoff replied Aug 9, 2012 to Heat loss from ducts

20 May 12, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Would you say then that there IS Leakage to outside on the ducts that are withing th…"

Jack Baikoff replied Apr 16, 2012 to Leakage to outside on ducts fully within the envelope

10 May 3, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Oh, certainly, John. What I am bringing up here is not the fact that duct leaks don'…"

Jack Baikoff replied Apr 13, 2012 to Leakage to outside on ducts fully within the envelope

10 May 3, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Having worked in both PV installation field and being an energy auditor I would say…"

Jack Baikoff replied Jun 22, 2011 to Need Solar-v-Weatherization savings comparison graph

6 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Tyson Pischel

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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Apparently the air passing over the PVC creates a strong static field that in turn impedes air flow."
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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Why would you think PVC has high resistance?"
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Thanks David - I was going to look at PVC for the HRV but was cautioned against it, not because of…"
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David Butler replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Great post, Sean. I agree that screws are wise when joining metal ducts, but its also true that…"
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Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Various studies have indicated very little air flow along surface of duct (for ventilation - have…"
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Dara Bowser replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Hi Don. We have never considered screws as impeding airflow, but I can see how in some ducts (e.g.…"
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