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

39 Nov 21, 2014
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, 2014 to Solar Heat Air

11 Jul 17, 2014
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, 2014 to Solar Heat Air

11 Jul 17, 2014
Reply by Bradley Wiesneth

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

Tom Mallard replied Jul 10, 2014 to Solar Heat Air

11 Jul 17, 2014
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, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
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, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Excellent Kaushal, all I can do at them moment is advocate using the roof as the mai…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Kaushal, this is a technical point, the reason from an energy standpoint they want l…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Thanks for the reply George, having followed around inspectors as part of the pickup…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 30, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

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