Jack Baikoff
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Real data on the magic of Low E coatings for cold climates?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kurt Albershardt Oct 25, 2013. 2 Replies

I bet most of you are familiar with the claims of the window industry marketing a Low-E coating as a Cure-All for any house, any climate and any window, no matter what direction it faces. You have…Continue

Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jack Baikoff Oct 25, 2013. 29 Replies

I know we have a lot of scientifically minded people here and I bet someone has access to a reliable test data showing the answer to the question that's been on my mind for years:When we add…Continue

Vermiculite in the fireplace

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian Robinson Feb 29, 2016. 13 Replies

As an energy auditor I occasionally see vermiculite in the gas fireplaces. Does anyone know if any of the vermiculite they use(d) for fireplaces has asbestos fibers and if it's safe to run blower…Continue

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Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dale Sherman Feb 7, 2013. 22 Replies

I am sure this is a challenge that some of you have faced before:You have an air handling system with fresh air intake that is ducted into the return and is terminated on the outside in a way that…Continue


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Pyramid Heating and Cooling
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BPI BA,Envelope, Heating, HERS, PTCS, Thermographer Lv1
Professional Interests
Solar thermal, Passive homes
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