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"The technique has changed radically and the crawl space now considered how to add th…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 6, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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"Yeah, I ended up on photonics.com pretty fast, but you're wrong about what I'm doing…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 5, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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"So you don't know of any charts with spectral responses for materials? ... maybe phy…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 4, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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"Sorry for the incorrect wording, but what I'm after is a chart by frequency of the s…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 4, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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"Hmmm, didn't know that Tom. To me most radiant barriers are just reflective not inte…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 4, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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"All that's missing is what frequencies don't emit the 10% lost, with those I can cal…"

Tom Mallard replied Nov 1, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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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, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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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, 2014 to How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

39 Nov 21, 2014
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"Anything done to raise the roofing off the sheathing works to reduce the high temper…"

Tom Mallard replied Oct 25, 2014 to Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?

16 Nov 1, 2014
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"There will be moisture buildup on the faces of the insulation board so it shouldn't…"

Tom Mallard replied Sep 25, 2014 to Placement of 5/8" firewall, over or under foam board insulation?

16 Oct 2, 2014
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