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"I know that we don't want to raise any questions from our customers about holes in t…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 30, 2011 to Proper means to "plug" flue pipes after testing gas appliances.

26 Jan 29, 2015
Reply by Andrew Aliferis

"Chris This would be easy to test.  Install 1/2 of an RB in an attic, then measure th…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 28, 2011 to Radiant barrier over blown in insulation

21 Nov 28, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"Chris: I think we are in basic agreement.  If you want to cut your bill, you have to…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 28, 2011 to Radiant barrier over blown in insulation

21 Nov 28, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"Chris: Your Fact Sheet states:   "These estimates generally assume R-19 ceiling insu…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 28, 2011 to Radiant barrier over blown in insulation

21 Nov 28, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"It does, but even though: "According to the RESNET Formal Interpretation mentioned a…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 25, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"My coments of 10 days ago still stand.  Note that the EPA says  "EPA does not recomm…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 25, 2011 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Robert H

"Brian Thanks for the input - we will consider. Ed Minch"

Ed Minch replied Nov 23, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"Brian: Sorry for the delay.  There are 2 problems with your scenario.  First is that…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 21, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"From the EPA's website: Duct cleaning has never been shown to actually prevent healt…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 14, 2011 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
Reply by Robert H

"All I have found this disconnect before - between existing home "standards" and what…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 12, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Sean Lintow proposed rails and clips (re: first comment in this discussion), but in the context of…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I missed where the suggestion for rails came in. The plywood would not need any rails. 4+ inches is…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"I'm a little confused about the necessity and purpose of using support rails if working on…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"If you insulate master bedroom and family room from below, you definitely need more R-value than…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Brad, I was only talking about using EPS between the ridges, if necessary, to conform to bolts.…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"It kind of depends on the PIC. Not all insulation is made the same. Here in VT (and all of New…"
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David Butler replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Filling those shallow valleys with rigid foam not only prevents primary foam panels from…"
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Brad Cook replied to David Butler's discussion How would you insulate this roof?
"Bill, you just posted a number of responses in different areas of the thread. I will try to respond…"
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