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"Hey Bud Seems like your description: "A chimney has only one pressure boundary pushi…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 15, 2013 to Are "Stack Effect" and "Chimney Draft" the same?

4 Nov 15, 2013
Reply by Bud Poll

"Not knowing your climate zone, here are some thoughts. 2500 ft2 of well insulated an…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 1, 2013 to Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with Dampers

54 Nov 9, 2013
Reply by Curt Kinder

"Bud I think I have come up with a way might make almost everyone happy: Hot air rise…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 25, 2013 to Hot air language

14 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Ed Minch

"Brad, my belief is that "it depends" is so much a factor here that a study would be…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 19, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

"Covering the kneewall back serves 3 purposes.  1) it prevents the batts from falling…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 18, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

"Anthony I am not getting that you need to cover the kneewalls according to this prov…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 18, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

"Anthony  Can you cite the code section that requires a back on a kneewall? thanks…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 18, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

"Bud What you are saying makes sense: "The cold air ends up at the bottom because it…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 9, 2013 to Hot air language

14 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Ed Minch

"As has been said - very hard to quantify because the starting point varies so much.…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 8, 2013 to Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?

29 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Jack Baikoff

"Bud "Hot air rises" is true, and I think there is nothing confusing about it. 1) Wha…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 6, 2013 to Hot air language

14 Oct 25, 2013
Reply by Ed Minch

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