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"A lot of contractors wrongly think multi stage provides justification to oversize. E…"

tedkidd replied Jan 14, 2012 to Manual J Report

29 Jan 14, 2012
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"PATRICK - The effectiveness of the current insulation can be adjusted as you are at…"

tedkidd replied Jan 13, 2012 to SIR minimums, building a culture, an infrastructure based upon lying...

4 Jan 13, 2012
Reply by phil jeffers

"On Bill Financing will expose the lie.   A program that will only allow improvement…"

tedkidd replied Jan 12, 2012 to SIR minimums, building a culture, an infrastructure based upon lying...

4 Jan 13, 2012
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"Hmmm.  I think I'm seeing it and may be able to pull something really useful out.  F…"

tedkidd replied Jan 5, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Let's make this simple.  In Europe you offer services that ultimately boil down to…"

tedkidd replied Jan 5, 2012 to US vs EU

20 Jan 16, 2012
Reply by Thomas Price

"If cold air is pushing the hot air to me that implies positive pressure.  If hot ai…"

tedkidd replied Jan 5, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Patrick, I like Bruce's response, tells me my intuition; "I think covering it is mos…"

tedkidd replied Dec 22, 2011 to Proper means to "plug" flue pipes after testing gas appliances.

26 Jan 29, 2015
Reply by Andrew Aliferis

""This fancy plug saves energy and saves lives"  - Really? I've seen tape many years…"

tedkidd replied Dec 22, 2011 to Proper means to "plug" flue pipes after testing gas appliances.

26 Jan 29, 2015
Reply by Andrew Aliferis

"Danielle, that sounds exciting!   Does it have a mechanism for tracking & repor…"

tedkidd replied Dec 15, 2011 to Energy Auditing Software and Reporting

32 Dec 17, 2015
Reply by Jesse

"There are paper hoods that hook to your compressor hose.  Very slick and inexpensive…"

tedkidd replied Dec 15, 2011 to Ventilation for Spray Foam retrofit

3 Dec 15, 2011
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Dennis Heidner replied to John S. Rodenhizer's discussion Using radiant barriers as duct insulation, Aka "Bubble wrap" What value do you assign for R-value?
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Gabriel Perez replied to John S. Rodenhizer's discussion Using radiant barriers as duct insulation, Aka "Bubble wrap" What value do you assign for R-value?
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John S. Rodenhizer replied to John S. Rodenhizer's discussion Using radiant barriers as duct insulation, Aka "Bubble wrap" What value do you assign for R-value?
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Dennis Heidner replied to John S. Rodenhizer's discussion Using radiant barriers as duct insulation, Aka "Bubble wrap" What value do you assign for R-value?
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Dennis Heidner replied to John S. Rodenhizer's discussion Using radiant barriers as duct insulation, Aka "Bubble wrap" What value do you assign for R-value?
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