Ed Minch
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Cold climate wall

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Hynek Jul 11, 2014. 2 Replies

I have heard Joe Lstriburek twice say that a wall in this climate (Albany NY, almost 6,000 DD) should have 1/3 of the R-value on the outside of the structure and 2/3 in the cavities to prevent…Continue

Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Minch Nov 25, 2011. 13 Replies

Concerning duct testing in crawlspaces (this is for new houses for Energy Star, but will be the same for existing houses):I have a house on a conditioned crawl with ducts in that crawl.  There is an…Continue

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Ed Minch replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"The three things I would do first is to try to find any big holes - returns missing pans in the attic and stuff like that.  Use a scanner to check interior cavities. Second, I would seal the wall/ceiling joints in the attic - we have found an…"
Mar 29
Ed Minch commented on Ian Halpern's blog post Looking to Make Your Home More Comfortable and Healthy? Building Scientists Say ‘Air Seal First. See Your House as a System & Look Up in the Attic.’
"Bill As an industry we have been sealing existing houses and ducts using diagnostic equipment for guidance for almost 40 years now. We had organized existing home sealing a couple of years before we had organized new home sealing. Ed"
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