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"Wait minute - I've been told that air sealing and insulating your attic protects you…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 11 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

"My friend and colleague Dick Tracy (who was an early adaptor in building science wit…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 9 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17
Reply by Bud Poll

"Colin at Retrotec has told me that you can't get any more accurate than a 120 second…"

Ed Minch replied May 15 to When is it too windy to use blower door?

9 May 20
Reply by David Baerg

"Bob I ghink you are referring to two different issues.  One is the time per cycle to…"

Ed Minch replied May 11 to Heat loss from ducts

20 May 12
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"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
Reply by Ed Minch

"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

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