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"My observation is this - Mid Atlantic region:  If a 2400 ft2 house is at about 5-8 A…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 18, 2013 to Looking for a cure for a warping hardwood floor not caused by a leak

17 Apr 18, 2013
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"What is the charge?  What do you think it costs you to drop it off, pick it up, and…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 11, 2013 to Basements and BAS

16 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

"Ted What measure did you use for IAQ?  What pollutants did you look for? Do you do i…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 11, 2013 to Basements and BAS

16 Apr 11, 2013
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"Look at the example on page 4 of the BPI BA standard - it says nothing about occupie…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 28, 2013 to Basements and BAS

16 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

"The only basement (in the mid-Atlantic) I would consider unconditioned is a basement…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 28, 2013 to Basements and BAS

16 Apr 11, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

"Austin The heat pump / back up relationship is an easy one.  If the house won't heat…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 25, 2013 to Heat Pump Problem - Aux mode

5 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by Austin Brown

"The location of a water pipe break can be quite a distance from the point where it f…"

Ed Minch replied Mar 8, 2013 to Frozen Pipes on Interior Wall

7 Mar 14, 2013
Reply by Michael Jensen

"We work in both new and existing houses MD where the 2012 IECC is in effect, and if…"

Ed Minch replied Jan 31, 2013 to ASHRAE 62.2.2010 and the $20 app

35 May 10, 2013
Reply by Jim Peck

"Why not just fill up the cavity with 19 layers of the Prodex for a total of R-300+??…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 27, 2012 to Polyiso, roxul & reflective insulation combination

11 Dec 27, 2012
Reply by Daniel W

"Something is screwy with the site tonight We use OSB to cover the edges of things li…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 3, 2012 to Dense pack cellulose in enclosed rim joist

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

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