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"Cellulose?  Where is this house, humid area?"

tedkidd replied Oct 11, 2012 to Unknown Old Insulation

15 Dec 28, 2012
Reply by Matthew Redmond

"Looks almost perfectly horizontal.  Think they took a level to it (lol)?"

tedkidd replied Sep 27, 2012 to Domestic HWH diverter missing, or just different?

8 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Cory Chovanec

""This is, in fact, such a common problem in existing (leaky) houses and office build…"

tedkidd replied Sep 23, 2012 to Controlling Passive Air Flow

77 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Actually volume is NOT the measure, it's surface area.  Leakage occurs at surfaces,…"

tedkidd replied Sep 23, 2012 to Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.

53 Nov 5, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Awesome!   .05 ACH is great, but ACH is like telling someone how much they weigh pe…"

tedkidd replied Sep 23, 2012 to Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.

53 Nov 5, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Nice JOB!!!   What was the cfm50 number? "

tedkidd replied Sep 23, 2012 to Winter condensation on windows in a house that is very well insulated.

53 Nov 5, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"stratify, to separate or become separated into layers. You see things as having a n…"

tedkidd replied Sep 23, 2012 to Controlling Passive Air Flow

77 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"I'm not confident that airs tendency to mix doesn't overcome this "house natural str…"

tedkidd replied Sep 22, 2012 to Controlling Passive Air Flow

77 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"In the 100s of attics I've been in the only moisture problems I've seen we're due to…"

tedkidd replied Sep 22, 2012 to Controlling Passive Air Flow

77 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"I wish I'd coined that word.   So Bud, ESP is tortuosity (copyright RR) of the whol…"

tedkidd replied Sep 20, 2012 to Controlling Passive Air Flow

77 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

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