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"I work with the State of DE on code language, and for 2012 there was was backlash fr…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 27 to Stud cavity air returns

17 Aug 31
Reply by Bob Ellenberg

"Has anyone documented mold inside a panned return?  We discourage the practice for d…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 27 to Stud cavity air returns

17 Aug 31
Reply by Bob Ellenberg

"I don't think it would be a problem provided there is no large source of interior mo…"

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

12 Aug 28
Reply by John Carton

"It all depends on the house - attic ducts, older unit, poor return capability - but…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 23 to HVAC Question about running fan continuously VS setting on Auto so it runs when AC or furnace runs

24 Sep 7
Reply by John White

"After lifting specific batts for blower-door/IR/experience guided air sealing, (rare…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 2 to Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

10 Aug 17
Reply by Peter Krych

"The three things I would do first is to try to find any big holes - returns missing…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 29 to Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests

13 Apr 5
Reply by Jacob Corvidae

"Carter What climate do you live in?  Which thermostat did you buy and what size set…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 31, 2017 to

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"There are 3 problems you are trying to solve.  First, that the face of the insulatio…"

Ed Minch replied Jun 29, 2017 to Best Practice for Retrofit Insulation on Modern Knee Walls in Attics

9 Jul 6, 2017
Reply by Mark Freeman

"We see this in the mid-Atlantic with ceiling feeds on a hot air system, and usually…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 27, 2017 to What causes a temperature plane in a home

11 Jun 8, 2017
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

"I think that it depends entirely on where you do business, the size you want to be,…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 7, 2017 to Energy auditing as a stand-alone business model

18 Apr 7, 2017
Reply by Michael Dunseith

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Mini split installation location

Started by Jan Green in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela 12 hours ago. 5 Replies

Think of the house as a really big duct

Started by Frank Spevak in HVAC. Last reply by John White yesterday. 2 Replies

Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

Started by Beverly Lerch in General Forum. Last reply by Beverly Lerch yesterday. 13 Replies

What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?

Started by Wayne Melancon in HVAC. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 4 Replies

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Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

"If the temperature difference between your bedroom and your living room feels like walking from a…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"First: Mini split are a great option. Second:vI agree with David that installing on the south…"
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John White replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"Thanks for sharing this helpful information. Want to read more on duct cleaning pros and cons.…"
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Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Thank you, thank you!  I appreciate your insights.  I agree with the idea that installing…"
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David Butler replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"Hi Jan, in a room like that with a relatively balanced aspect ratio, flat ceiling and not much…"
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Jan Green replied to Jan Green's discussion Mini split installation location
"This is a very rough diagram of the detached casita.  There are currently no windows in this…"
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Beverly Lerch replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Thanks.  A very reasonable, practical answer.  We have done our experimenting and ceiling…"
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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Jerry, ;Have you opened the cathedral ceiling?  "
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Blake Reid replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
"Good opinions in these replies!  I'll just add a few: * Experiment.  It's your…"
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John White replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
"Condensation on ceiling occurs when the attic space above is poorly ventilated or insulated. The…"
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Franco Oyuela replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
"THANKS for the information. Ducted mini splits offer hidden benefits."
Tuesday
Franco Oyuela replied to Wayne Melancon's discussion What's the Most Profitable HVAC Job for Your Company?
"Get into commercial, it's more money!"
Tuesday
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Why One Room Is Hotter Than Others

Ever wonder if your air conditioner is working right because one room never gets a cool or warm as others? Do you need a bigger air conditioner to fix a room...
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