Martin Newmark
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Best Practice for Retrofit Insulation on Modern Knee Walls in Attics

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark Freeman Jul 6, 2017. 9 Replies

I'm wondering what folks are doing to add air-sealing and insulation to knee walls in modern attics. Methods I think of with questions/concerns are:1. Foam it    a- very expensive2. Batts in cavities…Continue

Tags: fsk, foam, board, bibbs, practices

What were R-value requirements of various code versions?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Martin Newmark Jan 5, 2017. 8 Replies

I'm trying to figure out what level of attic, wall, basement wall insulation levels were required by the different code versions over the years. If you know of a table of this type of info I would…Continue

Tags: insulation, code, r-value

 

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Company
3 Birds Insulation
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Contractor: insulation, Contractor: HVAC, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Home Inspector (real-estate transactions)
Professional Certification
ASHI, BPI
Professional Interests
Curbing climate change.
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http://3birdsinsulation.com

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