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"It appears the important metric is what the coating can re-radiate of the thermal en…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 1 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21
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"Re: "If the RCC is that effective applied to the bare metal under a mobile home with…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 1 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21
Reply by Tom Mallard

"Anything done to raise the roofing off the sheathing works to reduce the high temper…"

Tom Mallard replied Oct 25 to Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?

16 Nov 1
Reply by Hal Skinner

"There will be moisture buildup on the faces of the insulation board so it shouldn't…"

Tom Mallard replied Sep 25 to Placement of 5/8" firewall, over or under foam board insulation?

16 Oct 2
Reply by Hal Skinner

"For self-heating homes I'm using an insulation board under the joists to be able to…"

Tom Mallard replied Sep 2 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21
Reply by Tom Mallard

"Under the average floor for a home with a crawl space is air you don't want inside t…"

Tom Mallard replied Jul 12 to Solar Heat Air

11 Jul 17
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

"I was being specific, using the roof is for where nothing else is allowed for collec…"

Tom Mallard replied Jul 12 to Solar Heat Air

11 Jul 17
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

"Consider using sections of roof for the main thermal collection where it's not pract…"

Tom Mallard replied Jul 10 to Solar Heat Air

11 Jul 17
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

"Right, in all cases you have to reduce the wall heat-transfer rate to upgrade almost…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 30 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

""Leaky" is a relative term to thermal transfer rates and air is one of the least eff…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 30 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

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