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"This is definitely worth investigating if you are an air sealer and are forced to us…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 1 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1
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"Sean I am still wondering why we need airsealing in the center of a piece of plywood…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 28 to Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?

11 Mar 29
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Don Do the math on that one - any volume based measure favors big houses because the…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 27 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1
Reply by Ed Minch

"Don H- +1 to everything you said.  Something to add is that it depends entirely on t…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 27 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1
Reply by Ed Minch

"Why not just seal the actual leaks in the attic floor, then blow with cellulose and…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 27 to Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?

11 Mar 29
Reply by Richard Beyer

"This is not the only problem with sprinklers.  Any pipe in the attic with water in i…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 20 to Fire sprinklers & air infiltration?

9 Mar 20
Reply by Ed Minch

"I see what you mean - but the title of the thread is: Which is the valid draft test,…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 12 to Which is the valid draft test?

14 Mar 12
Reply by tedkidd

"Ted Still too cryptic"

Ed Minch replied Mar 12 to Which is the valid draft test?

14 Mar 12
Reply by tedkidd

"A pitot tube on an airplane is pointed forward because you want to measure air speed…"

Ed Minch replied Feb 28 to Which is the valid draft test?

14 Mar 12
Reply by tedkidd

"Robert It seems that you describe filing the entire cavity between the vertical inte…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 21, 2013 to Insulating the "walls" of a mansard-style roof.

20 Jan 13
Reply by Robert Haverlock

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