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"I've never liked the "lightning rods" either. I prefer wood strapping. But you can a…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

16 Oct 18, 2012
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"Generally wire supports are used for this purpose: But there is a danger in leaving…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

16 Oct 18, 2012
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"Of course, that's the picture of virtually all insulated attics. The delta-P across…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Another Irreverent Whine from Dr. Joe

12 Oct 22, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"I see what you're getting at - that the cooled air under the slab would "fall" throu…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 14, 2012 to Another Irreverent Whine from Dr. Joe

12 Oct 22, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Where do you see the problem? Condensation on the underside of the podium slab? At l…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 12, 2012 to Another Irreverent Whine from Dr. Joe

12 Oct 22, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"It appears to be mineral wool, but it could also be an old Balsam Wool (wood-fiber)…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 11, 2012 to Unknown Old Insulation

19 Nov 10, 2016
Reply by Jeff Martin

"Glen, The radiant barrier industry has long been guilty of misrepresentation from it…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 4, 2012 to Dubious Marketing

1 Oct 4, 2012
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"I build homes in northern New England with 8500 HDDs and winter minimum design tempe…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 29, 2012 to Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.

53 Nov 5, 2012
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"No house needs 8 air changes per day, unless it's a very toxic environment. To meet…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 28, 2012 to Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.

53 Nov 5, 2012
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"Changing the order to chronological rather than threaded would make the "conversatio…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 27, 2012 to Forum discussion threads - what to do when you reach a reply limit

4 Sep 27, 2012
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