Craig McManus
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Inventions that save energy, licensing to a US manufacturer?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Colin Genge Jun 2, 2016. 4 Replies

We have an invention, patent and prototype and want to find someone to test and license it to a US manufacturer. It would cost effectively save energy in all buildings. We are also looking for other…Continue

How to keep mice, critters from getting into duct insulation that is under a house that is on piers.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Charles Cormany Mar 13, 2014. 5 Replies

How do you keep mice, critters from getting into duct insulation that is under a house that is on piers?Continue

How well does airkrete work and can it be sprayed under roof decks using the webbing. is there a safer spray foam

Started this discussion. Last reply by tedkidd Mar 10, 2014. 1 Reply

How well does airkrete work and can it be sprayed under roof decks using the webbing. Is there a safer spray foam ?Continue

 

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Craig McManus replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"I agree. I want to buy the nano material that radiates heat into space and there is a professor who came up with photocatalytic paint that prevents mold and moss on white roofs. I would like a white product that can be painted onto asphalt shingles…"
Jan 2
Craig McManus replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"We have a radiant barrier that stops roof heat in summer and opens and lets roof heat radiate onto the ceiling and attic ducts on sunny days in winter. Automatically, with no electronics and cheaply. We want to get it made in the USA. It solves this…"
Jan 2
Craig McManus replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"In Alabama the duct work is usually in the hot attic. So it is not just the drywall temperature. IMO ducts should only be allowed inside the thermal envelope. When solar pool panels are removed from an asphalt shingle roof the roof looks almost…"
Jan 1
Craig McManus replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"Where are the solar panels? Are they above the south roof or above the west roof? Is the south roof cooler than the north roof because of the solar panels? In May there probably is not a lot of sun on the North roof ? Thanks."
Dec 26, 2018
Craig McManus replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Green Home Solutions Franchise
"I wonder too. We can't get probiotics to work in people. Where is there research and government lab validation...? I would like to know about it if it is valid."
Nov 26, 2018
Craig McManus liked Dan Johnson's discussion Current thermography standards for CA?
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Craig McManus replied to John Wilkerson's discussion Equipment for Sale -- Aeroseal sealant and foam blocking for sale! in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"How much is the sealant? asolarpro@gmail.com"
Aug 30, 2018
Craig McManus replied to John Wilkerson's discussion Equipment for Sale -- Aeroseal sealant and foam blocking for sale! in the group Energy Auditing Equipment for Sale, Trade or to Purchase
"How much is the sealant? and shipping to  134 Telford Place Dothan AL 36305 Craig McManus 334-828-1024 asolarpro@gmail.com"
Aug 27, 2018

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Hers, BPI, HVAC,....
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save energy, make the business work
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If broken up Styrofoam is used as insulation on the inside of walls, and then drywall is installed, then does the Styrofoam off gas and become a problem?

Posted on May 22, 2016 at 10:54pm 0 Comments

If broken up Styrofoam is used as insulation on the inside of walls, and then drywall is installed, then does the Styrofoam 

off gas and become a problem?

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At 2:37pm on May 16, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

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