George J. Nesbitt's Discussions (27)

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"Historically we have done an air barrier on the inside, lot's of intersections, peni…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 15, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"While code may not require adding ventilation to an existing kitchen, I would never…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 15, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Can you create an air barrier (5/8" drywall or 1/2" ply) at the ceiling level? elimi…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 4, 2014 to Square Recessed Lights

10 Jan 2, 2015
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"1) not important; air leakage can introduce pollutants to the building (dust, moistu…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 1, 2014 to On the Question of Airtightness and Energy Performance

28 Jun 20, 2014
Reply by Brennan Less

"Equipment is rated for it's configuration (ducted or ductless). So you can compare e…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30, 2014 to Air Source Heat pump or mini-split efficiency

1 Apr 30, 2014
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"Sorry, I meant to say NOT recognized."

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"AAV's are NOT recognized in the state plumbing code, although they are in the IRC (i…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"CA modifies the National / International codes, and does not allow some things, but…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"I've done a recirculating hood with an ERV in Berkeley, the city did not notice."

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"The owners (like Alice) have had varying degrees of involvement, mainly on the plann…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 27, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

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