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"I wonder what the house would look like during an opposing season. Assuming you are…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 27, 2012 to Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor

17 Apr 30, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Not exactly what you are looking for, but it should fit the bill. There is a lot of…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 27, 2012 to Your thoughts on wiring fiberglass batts to the roof deck (hot dry climate)

8 May 10, 2012
Reply by Craig Bird

"I would not hire people with a criminal background. But that is my choice as an empl…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 20, 2012 to Background checks

4 Apr 23, 2012
Reply by Building Performance Institute

"Paul said it well. If you can get the home down to the range in the BAS, you have in…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 20, 2012 to Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor

17 Apr 30, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"That makes sense to me, I would hit the rigid foam with the foam as you pass by, mai…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 17, 2012 to Handling An Interesting Crawl Space

16 Apr 26, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"I'm sure the house wrap will reduce the moisture penetration substantially, as long…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 17, 2012 to Handling An Interesting Crawl Space

16 Apr 26, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"If cost isn't an option, why not go with a full thickness of foam and get rid of the…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 17, 2012 to Handling An Interesting Crawl Space

16 Apr 26, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Considering the small size of the job, is there a minimum number that the insulation…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 17, 2012 to Handling An Interesting Crawl Space

16 Apr 26, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Yes, I and unless the door came with an integral frame, I don't see how they would b…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 13, 2012 to Blower door testing on multi bi-folds

14 Apr 17, 2012
Reply by Armando Cobo

"I have never tested one of these doors, but I would guess that if there is a thermal…"

Bruce Navin replied Apr 12, 2012 to Blower door testing on multi bi-folds

14 Apr 17, 2012
Reply by Armando Cobo

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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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