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"I'll post plans when they get finalized then results after it's built Kaushal. Since…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 27, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Apology, this is rather much restating my earlier replies but is my reaction to the…"

Tom Mallard replied Apr 27, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22, 2014
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

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

Tom Mallard replied Apr 21, 2014 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

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

85 May 22, 2014
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, 2014 to Rigid Foam (Polyiso) as a Weather-Resistive Barrier

10 Mar 18, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

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

Tom Mallard replied Mar 6, 2014 to Rigid Foam (Polyiso) as a Weather-Resistive Barrier

10 Mar 18, 2014
Reply by Dennis Heidner

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

Tom Mallard replied Jan 27, 2014 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27, 2014
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"Tom, some of my building experiences were to design and build passive-solar beginnin…"

Tom Mallard replied Jan 27, 2014 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27, 2014
Reply by Tom Mallard

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

Tom Mallard replied Jan 25, 2014 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27, 2014
Reply by Tom Mallard

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

Tom Mallard replied Jan 23, 2014 to Energy Savings that Are Hot Air!

13 Jan 27, 2014
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