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"When it is the high end of a multi-speed/variable speed system just sitting there wa…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 6 to When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?

8 8 hours ago
Reply by David Butler

""They are taken in by the return ducts and circulated around the home by the HVAC sy…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 5 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

39 Nov 30
Reply by Charles Buell

"Todd That doesn't change the math.  If his bill was $28 a month and he paid for 776…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 8 to Virtual CEU Tour of the Pembroke Passive Solar Zero Energy Ready Home

6 Oct 11
Reply by Brett Little

"Bret Thanks - I also found the attachment that had more specs on it.  The windows ar…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 8 to Virtual CEU Tour of the Pembroke Passive Solar Zero Energy Ready Home

6 Oct 11
Reply by Brett Little

"I sure wanted to know more about the wall and roof construction, type of insulation,…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 8 to Virtual CEU Tour of the Pembroke Passive Solar Zero Energy Ready Home

6 Oct 11
Reply by Brett Little

"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.

15 Oct 1
Reply by Mark Furst

"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

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