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"Here's another, easier, calculator: http://www.residentialenergydynamics.com/REDCalc…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 9 to Field Testing of R values

3 Mar 9
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"Sorry I'm slow Bob, I'm still back trying to decide if JW's mean temperature vs avg…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 9 to How to determine HDD's and "savings" from furnace upgrade

75 Mar 15
Reply by Steve Waclo

"I couldn't help but share this statement posted on a help forum by a frustrated home…"

Bud Poll replied Mar 8 to I say to-may-toes and you say to-mah-toes

6 Mar 15
Reply by Bud Poll

"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

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