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"Eric, were they wood shingle roofs?  They go up like bombs! The flame spread rating…"

Hal Skinner replied Aug 9 to Sprinkler Mandate Debated.. What do you think should be done?

13 Aug 24
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Some Radiant Control Coatings are fire rated and look just like paint.  They can be…"

Hal Skinner replied Aug 9 to Sprinkler Mandate Debated.. What do you think should be done?

13 Aug 24
Reply by Sean Lintow Sr

"Here is the NIST report I referred to"

Hal Skinner replied Aug 2 to Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation

10 Aug 13
Reply by Richard Beyer

"This thread has certainly turned into what sounds like  a thread from a fire safety…"

Hal Skinner replied Jul 24 to Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation

10 Aug 13
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Richard, here is something else that might be pertinent. In my hundreds of convers…"

Hal Skinner replied Jul 22 to Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation

10 Aug 13
Reply by Richard Beyer

"On the MSDS for this foam product, is there a listing for 'Auto-ignition temperature…"

Hal Skinner replied Jul 21 to Spontaneous Combustion and Flash Fire regarding Spray Foam Insulation

10 Aug 13
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Hi Bob, I was given a report a handful of years ago by our coating distributor in Te…"

Hal Skinner replied Jul 16 to Condenser placement effect on efficiency

3 Jul 17
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Hi Sean, Yes, the manufacturers provide that data.  However, there are other things…"

Hal Skinner replied Jul 12 to Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

6 Jul 12
Reply by Richard Beyer

"I have never heard of a foam, product spontaneously combusting.   I did have an oppo…"

Hal Skinner replied Jul 11 to Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

6 Jul 12
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Not sure if this would have any bearing on your project at all. Thought I would ment…"

Hal Skinner replied Jun 24 to Concrete floor insulation details

2 Jun 24
Reply by Hal Skinner

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Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"I found the buildingscience article interesting.  Interesting that they noted the wet bottom…"
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Bud Poll replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
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"Hi Hal, Search "Basecalc basement heat loss".  From memory Canada (nrcan) has/had a…"
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Hal Skinner replied to Hal Skinner's discussion How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?
"II just remembered seeing a report by a federal adency, many years ago, that basically said …"
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How much heat energy is lost through the floor of a house?

I am asking this as I do not recall anyone speaking of any study to this end.  Many comments about…See More
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