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How to Insulate Exposed Outdoor Ductwork?? Help

A local business has the main duct plenums for return and supply located outside going to an RTU furnace/AC on the ground. Two trunks aroun…

Started by Daniel Baur-McGuire

13 Jul 29
Reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire

Exterior green cladding

Hello everyone,      I am searching for green cladding alternatives for a farm home currently using cedar planks that are too old and comi…

Started by Luis Hernandez

3 Apr 19
Reply by Dennis Heidner

Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?

I am curious about other's experience as I get asked the following question all the time:  Is it necessary to pull out a poorly installed b…

Started by Dav Camras

10 Aug 17, 2018
Reply by Peter Krych

Green Building Tips for a School Bus RV Conversion Project

Hello all! I am currently ripping out the interior of a school bus that I am converting to an RV to live and travel in. I am familiar with…

Started by Jenna Bader

4 May 3, 2018
Reply by ayazfudugo1

Insulation Blower Recommendations?

Does anyone have any recommendations for a residential insulation blower?  We currently use an InsulMaxx 5000, and we've been pretty happy,…

Started by Jim Conlon

5 Feb 23, 2018
Reply by Brad Cook

Exterior Insulation for Deep Energy Retrofits

Heya! I've been lurking for a while on the various formats that came together for the HEP Forum. Haven't posted/contributed for a while due…

Started by Shawna Henderson

28 Dec 9, 2017
Reply by Tim

The effects of higher residential energy efficiency on the rest of the economy

This excited me: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12053-015-9392-9 The effect of more energy efficient households is shown to ripp…

Started by Harry Silver

0 Jan 30, 2017

What were R-value requirements of various code versions?

I'm trying to figure out what level of attic, wall, basement wall insulation levels were required by the different code versions over the y…

Started by Martin Newmark

8 Jan 5, 2017
Reply by Martin Newmark

Insulation machine preferences

I'm in the market for a new insulation machine and am unhappy with my existing plug in machine because it's broken down too many times in t…

Started by David Byrnes

2 Oct 15, 2015
Reply by Daniel

Hot roof insulation opinion for North eastern area

Greetings everyone,     I has been a while and here I am again ready to pick your brains again. The more I read about the convenience of h…

Started by Luis Hernandez

3 Aug 13, 2015
Reply by Eric Kjelshus

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