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"My friend and colleague Dick Tracy (who was an early adaptor in building science wit…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 9, 2014 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

"Colin at Retrotec has told me that you can't get any more accurate than a 120 second…"

Ed Minch replied May 15, 2014 to When is it too windy to use blower door?

17 Aug 10
Reply by Iain Walker

"Bob I ghink you are referring to two different issues.  One is the time per cycle to…"

Ed Minch replied May 11, 2014 to Heat loss from ducts

20 May 12, 2014
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"This is definitely worth investigating if you are an air sealer and are forced to us…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 1, 2014 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"Sean I am still wondering why we need airsealing in the center of a piece of plywood…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 28, 2014 to Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?

11 Mar 29, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Don Do the math on that one - any volume based measure favors big houses because the…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 27, 2014 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"Don H- +1 to everything you said.  Something to add is that it depends entirely on t…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 27, 2014 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"Why not just seal the actual leaks in the attic floor, then blow with cellulose and…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 27, 2014 to Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?

11 Mar 29, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

"This is not the only problem with sprinklers.  Any pipe in the attic with water in i…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 20, 2014 to Fire sprinklers & air infiltration?

9 Mar 20, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"I see what you mean - but the title of the thread is: Which is the valid draft test,…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 12, 2014 to Which is the valid draft test?

14 Mar 12, 2014
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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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