Peter Krych
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Peter Krych replied to John Carton's discussion Insulation touches underside of roof in home with no soffit or soffit venting.
"The house is over 40 years old, if it is a problem there will be evidence of condensation, like mold, where the insulation contacts the roof deck. If it looks good then it is no worry. If someone were to add a humidifier to the furnace or another…"
Aug 24, 2018
Peter Krych replied to Dav Camras's discussion Adding blown insulation to poorly installed batts?
"I agree, it is wasteful to remove and dump old insulation. I still does its job. Air sealing is important so after that's done blow cellulose and a good job will be had for a much lower price."
Aug 17, 2018
Peter Krych replied to Chris Bellanca's discussion Overheating garage
"Is the roof ventilated, if not a couple vents would help get rid of a lot of heat. If the lower portion of the garage is fairly tight some make up air would also help."
Jun 28, 2018
Peter Krych replied to Mike Hartnett's discussion cooling vests
"I have not tried the cooling vest. I can extend the working time in an attic by pressurizing the house with the blower door and leaving the attic hatch open. It can still get hot but what a relief when you get next to the hatch and have a nice…"
May 14, 2015
Peter Krych replied to Dwayne M Petko's discussion condensation in attic
"Does the homeowner humidify his home with unit attached to his furnace? Those devices can over humidify and send excessive moisture even into a well sealed attic."
Feb 16, 2013
Peter Krych commented on Peter Troast's video
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The Interconnected House

"The picture of the roof at 1:44 seconds into the video shows snow towards the peak of the roof that has undergone some melting probably due to heat from the interior, slanted ceilings most likely. I'm sure the lighting retrofit will have a…"
Jun 6, 2011
Peter Krych is now a member of Home Energy Pros Forum
Mar 13, 2011

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Northwind Winterization
Professional Certification
Dunwoody Auditor Certified, Energy Star Home Rater
Professional Interests
Seeks to cost effectively weatherize existing homes and educate occupants in regards to the safe and efficient ways to condition home.

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At 11:53pm on March 13, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Peter,

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!

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