Michael Schettine
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The Dynamic American Wall

Started Sep 27, 2017 0 Replies

Capturing the building communities attention is not easy unless you have something new to share that is intuitive and offers real insight into air sealing and energy performance.Link below 43 Shares…Continue

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AccuFrame Water Test

In this short video, water is used to visualize air leakage sites that are present in the majority of framed walls in the US. New regulations require better ...
Feb 14
Michael Schettine commented on Michael Schettine's blog post Air sealing and framing combined
"Hello Mark, First point of air intrusion is the envelope. Seal that to 90% reduction and then the rest is much less labor intensive. "
Feb 7
Mark Furst commented on Michael Schettine's blog post Air sealing and framing combined
"Good info, however.... “The benefit of framers handling the air sealing as they are framing the home is that once that job is done, the majority of your air sealing labor is complete, and the insulation can be installed.” This holds…"
Feb 7
Michael Schettine's blog post was featured

Air sealing and framing combined

Hello all,Here is a link to the interview conducted by the North American Insulation Institute. To comply with new energy regulations,  AccuFrame offers two videos highlighted (*points) and (*video) that show why and how to seal frame to sheathing gaps that go completely unsealed in today's building practice.   …See More
Feb 7
Michael Schettine posted a blog post

Air sealing and framing combined

Hello all,Here is a link to the interview conducted by the North American Insulation Institute. To comply with new energy regulations,  AccuFrame offers two videos highlighted (*points) and (*video) that show why and how to seal frame to sheathing gaps that go completely unsealed in today's building practice.   …See More
Jan 25
Michael Schettine replied to Paul Raymer's discussion Stud cavity air returns
"What about fire migration from open stud cavities...on that point alone makes it an unreasonable topic.  "
Aug 30, 2018
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AccuFrame Water Test

"With the conversion rate that- air is 800 time LESS dense than water at sea-level their can't be a more definitive answer where air intrusion is occurring. Every inch of the common wall leaks air.    "
Aug 17, 2018
Michael Schettine posted a video

AccuFrame Water Test

In this short video, water is used to visualize air leakage sites that are present in the majority of framed walls in the US. New regulations require better ...
Aug 16, 2018
Michael Schettine replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"David "nailed" it."
Apr 5, 2018
Michael Schettine replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"I speak with hundreds of builders on the topic of air-sealing. When I ask them this simple question, "are you sealing from the inside (post frame) trying to stop conditioned air from leaving the space or stop moisture latent air…"
Mar 30, 2018
Michael Schettine liked Michael Schettine's blog post Framing production combined with air sealing
Mar 29, 2018
Michael Schettine replied to David Meiland's discussion Air-sealing 101 for new home builders who have failed their blower door tests
"We have a new  system that air seals stick-framing by over 80% according to New York State Energy Agency. In a side-by-side identical test we scored 30.4% better than comprehensive caulking method from the interior. Builders that are…"
Mar 29, 2018
Michael Schettine commented on Ian Halpern's blog post Looking to Make Your Home More Comfortable and Healthy? Building Scientists Say ‘Air Seal First. See Your House as a System & Look Up in the Attic.’
"http://information.insulationinstitute.org/blog/building-tighter-homes-with-gasketed-framing Answer to new construction is above... Existing structures are a whole different animal however its bad judgment keep pushing out poor performance…"
Mar 8, 2018
Michael Schettine commented on Ian Halpern's blog post Looking to Make Your Home More Comfortable and Healthy? Building Scientists Say ‘Air Seal First. See Your House as a System & Look Up in the Attic.’
"Proper education on air-sealing needs to be done during the framing phase...not "post frame" with caulks and a bootstrap approach that won't last. Sealing during framing creates a more durable and less cost…"
Mar 8, 2018

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Air sealing and framing combined

Posted on January 25, 2019 at 2:00pm 2 Comments

Hello all,
Here is a link to the interview conducted by the North American Insulation Institute. 
To comply with new…
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Framing production combined with air sealing

Posted on February 15, 2018 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

Building Tighter Homes with Gasketed Framing

If you follow our blog, you know that we talk quite a bit about building science. In fact, we wrote a primer on how builders can use building science to produce more durable, comfortable, and energy-efficient homes. We also share…

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At 8:56am on September 27, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Michael,

This would be great information to share in the Forum Discussions. Please feel free to post it here: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topic/new?target=http%3A%2F%2Fhomeenergypros.lbl.gov%2Fforum

At 9:45am on September 26, 2017, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Michael,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. 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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