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"Then why did you misleadingly title this thread "Different classifications of radian…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 3, 2012 to Different classifications of radiant barrier materials

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"This was supposed to be a thread on "Different classifications of radiant barrier ma…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 3, 2012 to Different classifications of radiant barrier materials

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"To get back to your topic, the adhesion of a roofing material is important as a weat…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Different classifications of radiant barrier materials

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"Thermal diffusivity is thermal conductivity divided by volumetric heat capacity (whi…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

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"Yes, but almost all the temperature gradient will be through the flooring and throug…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

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"What nobody has addressed is that controlled ventilation is just as important to the…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to “I don’t get it why would we want to make the house so tight that you would need ventilation?”

45 Sep 8, 2012
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""you need thermal mass to achieve any kind of 'R' value" Thermal mass and R-value ar…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Different classifications of radiant barrier materials

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"Air has poor thermal conductance but only if it's dead air, since convection quickly…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

25 Sep 3, 2012
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"This is the chart from ASHRAE which all HVAC engineers use, and the numbers are tota…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

25 Sep 3, 2012
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"Your response is chock full of misconceptions (I've even more blunt than Bud). "acco…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 2, 2012 to Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

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Mini split installation location

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Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans

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John Nicholas replied to Jerry Needham's discussion Condensation on ceiling and walls of master bedroom
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Blake Reid replied to Beverly Lerch's discussion Mini split air conditioners and ceiling fans
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Franco Oyuela replied to Frank Spevak's discussion Think of the house as a really big duct
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