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"After seeing the cost estimates by Glenn, my addition of insulation board under the…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 21 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"I've been working on simple thermal upgrades and for collecting heat the roof is a b…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 21 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"From a lot of these runs, I'd suggest you can leave the batting alone, my take is to…"

Tom Mallard replied Mar 6 to Rigid Foam (Polyiso) as a Weather-Resistive Barrier

10 Mar 18
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"By using insulation on the outside of the structure, you reduce conduction losses. T…"

Tom Mallard replied Mar 6 to Rigid Foam (Polyiso) as a Weather-Resistive Barrier

10 Mar 18
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Glad I could entertain you Tom, and good luck to you!"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 27 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27
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"Tom, some of my building experiences were to design and build passive-solar beginnin…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 27 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27
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"For wood-frame residential the easiest way to improve things is under floors remove…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 25 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27
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"This is a thermal model run of 400-minutes, 20C delta-T between a standard wall and…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 23 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27
Reply by Tom Mallard

""Air conditioning" to me is really antiquated for desert living where wind-solar can…"

Tom Mallard replied Oct 11, 2013 to Does infiltration really reduce the r-value of our insulation?

14 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

"Joe's comment on roofs adds to my preference as an upgrade to remove the siding, add…"

Tom Mallard replied Jul 18, 2013 to Does infiltration really reduce the r-value of our insulation?

14 Oct 11, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

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