Sean Wiens
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Sean Wiens replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
Mar 30
Sean Wiens replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"In my opinion, it is often too late to tighten up near end of construction, but something like http://www.jlconline.com/how-to/insulation/a-game-changer-for-airtight-construction_o may help them. No idea on durability of system and what VOC's…"
Mar 24
Sean Wiens replied to Pamela Brown's discussion Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.
"It could be that the ridge vents themselves have caused an increase in humidity.  Did you remove standard box vents when you installed the ridge vents?  Do the ridge vents have a fabric bug screen? I noticed in one of the photos that…"
Mar 6
Sean Wiens replied to Pamela Brown's discussion Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.
"David N, as mentioned this is a suspended concrete slab over a room below.  So no, this is not a ground water issue, this is condensation occurring because the slab temp is below the dew point of the exterior air (the house is not yet heated)."
Mar 1
Sean Wiens replied to Pamela Brown's discussion Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.
"I have actually been having this occur regularly this winter on my partially completed house.  I do not have any garage door and the walls are not insulated.  The floor is a 10" suspended concrete slab and I have had several days when…"
Feb 27
Sean Wiens replied to Pamela Brown's discussion Condensation on an interior wall of a detached garage.
"My response is based on my assumption that there is fairly free exchange of air between the garage interior and the exterior.  I was not able to follow your description. For there to be condensation, it means the interior walls of the garage…"
Feb 26
Sean Wiens liked Diane Chojnowski's discussion ROCIS recommendations for Ducted Range Hoods
Jan 29
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Nov 19, 2017
Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Apparently the air passing over the PVC creates a strong static field that in turn impedes air flow."
Nov 18, 2017
Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Thanks David - I was going to look at PVC for the HRV but was cautioned against it, not because of the offgassing (which would not be relevant for dryer), but because the static build up leading to a high resistance to air flow."
Nov 18, 2017
Sean Wiens replied to Don Fugler's discussion joining ducts in the group HVAC
"Various studies have indicated very little air flow along surface of duct (for ventilation - have not studied forced air).  So if this is for venting, the screws would not be an issue at all as the pressures are to low.  This document…"
Nov 18, 2017

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http://thepathtosustainableliving.blogspot.ca/
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At 12:21pm on September 27, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Sean,

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!

Don't forget to upload your profile photo.

Thanks!
Diane, HEP Moderator

 
 
 

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