Bob Ellenberg
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Bob Ellenberg replied to Kent Kjellgren's discussion Sealed crawl space for new construction
"David's reply was very thorough touching on some things the rest of us had not mentioned.  The one aspect I question is the increased heating/cooling load.  When I was first studying and building sealed crawl space, it was presented…"
Nov 6, 2018
Bob Ellenberg replied to Kent Kjellgren's discussion Sealed crawl space for new construction
"I agree with Charles on using PVC vinyl instead of visqueen as it is a lot more durable.  An inexpensive source are used bill boards.  They are incredibly strong and seams glued with HH-66 cement cannot be pulled apart. I have done sealed…"
Nov 5, 2018
Bob Ellenberg replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Stud cavity air returns
"Return "duct work" is not the issue--free flowing paths back to the unit are.  You probably had some air bypassing any filters but that would not likely do any real harm.    If the unit is central and each room has enough…"
Aug 31, 2018
Bob Ellenberg replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Stud cavity air returns
"CA code now requires supply ducts to be insulated even in conditioned space."
Aug 27, 2018
Bob Ellenberg commented on Pearl Certification's blog post She Cut Her Energy Bills by 69% & Got to Pearl Gold
"If the improvements add an average of 5% to the value, what % of the home's value did the upgrades cost?  I realize that is not the whole picture but it is the most important aspect of considering the value of the improvements.  The…"
Aug 9, 2018

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Innovative Dwellings
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At 10:17am on October 9, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Bob,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros Forum. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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New(ish) ZNE publications available

Started by Ann Edminster in General Forum. Last reply by Jacob Corvidae 16 hours ago. 1 Reply

Energy OutWest 2020

Started by Diane Deyerler in General Forum 17 hours ago. 0 Replies

Proper means of insulating raised floor above concrete

Started by Matthew Greenawalt in General Forum. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Tuesday. 6 Replies

The Nest Learning Thermostat - Good or Not So Much?

Started by Melissa Baldridge in General Forum. Last reply by Franco Oyuela on Monday. 67 Replies

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Jacob Corvidae replied to Ann Edminster's discussion New(ish) ZNE publications available
"Great to see these Ann. Thanks for sharing. "
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