Mick Lane
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Mick Lane replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"This insulation may be installed correctly. There are way too many variables in play to give you the "right answer".  Yes, un-faced bats in joist cavities is not pretty, but is probably the best one size fits all answer for…"
Wednesday
Mick Lane replied to Robin Henry's discussion Floor I joists and properly installed insulation
"Some one citing Joe Lstiburek.  Good work.   I think most of us jump to assumption that might not be true.  The insulation does not have to fill the cavity to be effective. BUT or IF or ONLY WHEN. First of all we are talking…"
Tuesday
Mick Lane replied to Ed Minch's discussion Solar performance anomaly
"If I had to guess the inverter is telling you the how much DC you are making with the PV. The inverter is probably eating those kWh converting it to AC. "
Oct 15
Mick Lane replied to Ben Stallings's discussion radon mitigation with HRV?
"Okay.  2 things.  Number one: Radon mitigation actually exhaust from outside the building envelope.  An ERV is a VERY bad idea.  We could argue about technology and cross talk, but generally foundation radon ventilation should…"
Sep 30
Mick Lane replied to Noah Ray Sanders's discussion Foam/Fiberglass Hybrid Insulation
"Short answer: spray about an inch to the roof deck and gable walls. Take specific note of any fire rated surfaces and know the foam will potentially lessen that rating. Long answer is that you should think hard about air, ventilation and the…"
Aug 19
Mick Lane replied to Chris Stratton's discussion Okay to use 1" polyiso as a insulation base for 50 gallon heat pump water heater?
"Technically EPS is "structural". PolyIsoCyanurate is more compressible. It also doesn't do well with shear, tension, hence the foil face. There is also a famous story about the failure of the Green Roof on the Ford Factory that…"
Aug 19

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Company
Adding Energy
Role in Home Performance Marketplace
Educator / Trainer, Energy auditor / assessor / analyst, Energy efficiency / Weatherization program administrator or implementer / evaluator
Professional Certification
BPI
Website URL
http://www.addingenergy.com
Blog URL
http://www.soundcloud.com/addingenergy
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@addingenergy

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At 8:54am on February 19, 2016, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Mick,

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.

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Forum

Installing High Efficiency Equipment....?

Started by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. on Thursday. 5 Replies

Floor I joists and properly installed insulation

Started by Robin Henry in General Forum. Last reply by Stanley Widener on Wednesday. 27 Replies

Solar Panel Size?

Started by Kyle Baker in Best Practices Dec 2. 0 Replies

ACEEE 2019 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. Nov 29. 1 Reply

HVAC Contractors Expand Their Role in Home Performance

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. Nov 29. 1 Reply

States with the Most Energy-Efficient Construction Jobs in 2019

Started by Diane Chojnowski in General Forum. Last reply by Horace Douglas Hunt, Jr. Nov 29. 1 Reply

Green Button Connect

Started by Rob Buchanan in General Forum Nov 27. 0 Replies

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