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"Yes and no! There is one instrument that sticks a couple of thermocouples against a…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 8 to Field Testing of R values

3 Mar 9
Reply by Bud Poll

"And because it is challenging they choose to use one consistent number.  Doesn't mak…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 7 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"A former owner where I did some repair work had evidently tried to keep the rodents…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 5 to How to keep mice, critters from getting into duct insulation that is under a house that is on piers.

5 Mar 13
Reply by Charles Cormany

"Hi Ethan, (my opinion) All wires have a temperature rating and K&T wires were no…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 5 to Insulating with *Updated* (an oxymoron, right!) knob and tube wiring

8 Mar 29
Reply by Ethan Bodnaruk

"Hi Ben, The software is just the proverbial tip of this problem.  Try searching for…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 4 to I say to-may-toes and you say to-mah-toes

6 Mar 15
Reply by Bud Poll

"Correct on the return leakage, but supply leakage or pressure imbalance is simply lo…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 3 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"Ahh you warm climate folks, we need about 2" minimum rigid on the outside.  But I se…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 3 to Rigid Foam (Polyiso) as a Weather-Resistive Barrier

10 Mar 18
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"What is your climate and how are you determining the 3/4" polyiso?  The well sealed…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 3 to Rigid Foam (Polyiso) as a Weather-Resistive Barrier

10 Mar 18
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"While you continue to contemplate the use, here is a test you can play with.  Virtua…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 3 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"The basic equations don't reflect an increased heat loss at a greater delta T, but a…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 2 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

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