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"In what way are we not complying with the code?"

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

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"Practically speaking, we seal all holes less than about 2' with foam.  1/2" OSB does…"

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

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"Robert: This is an interesting and confusing area.  Acceptable fIreblock materials a…"

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

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"Fireblocking is much simpler using any of the single part spray foams - even Great S…"

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

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"Robert There is a detail for a firewall in multifamily housing that allows cellulose…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 1, 2012 to Dense pack cellulose in enclosed rim joist

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"We do this technique with success.  We buy burlap bags for about 80 cents each - 22"…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 1, 2012 to Dense pack cellulose in enclosed rim joist

24 Nov 9, 2012
Reply by Tom Walther

"Tom Is there enough roof area on this "whole building" to come close to supplying en…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 16, 2012 to How would you makeover Downton Abbey?

22 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by William Reid

"Good catch, Ted.  If a typical house with 20 windows in NC (similar climate to Engla…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 15, 2012 to How would you makeover Downton Abbey?

22 Oct 17, 2012
Reply by William Reid

"Of course you are right, but what I am saying (obviously ineffectively) is that the…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 26, 2012 to What is the value of using a pressure pan to test outlets?

18 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Colin Genge

"If a window is open 12" and you close it 1/2", have you reduced the amount of air go…"

Ed Minch replied Aug 24, 2012 to What is the value of using a pressure pan to test outlets?

18 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Colin Genge

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