Ed Minch's Discussions (140)

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"I suppose the potential is there, but after many thousands of retrofits over 32 year…"

Ed Minch replied Jul 20, 2012 to Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?

12 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Michael Matthews

"John I am a little confused.  How will oversizing her heater be a health and safety…"

Ed Minch replied Jul 19, 2012 to Are we setting ourselves up for a huge liability?

12 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Michael Matthews

"I have a good friend who is head of demand side management for a large regional util…"

Ed Minch replied Jul 19, 2012 to Utility Meter Accuracy

40 Jul 26, 2012
Reply by Rod Fox

"Not clear what the problem is - is it upside down so you can't read it and therefore…"

Ed Minch replied Jun 28, 2012 to waste of time and material

3 Jun 28, 2012
Reply by Ed Voytovich

"We did some studies with a major regional builder in the mid-Atlantic (hot humid).  …"

Ed Minch replied Jun 22, 2012 to Insulating Rigid Ducts in attic space - best practices?

6 Jun 22, 2012
Reply by Ed Minch

"Why not beg/borrow/steal a sound meter, and caulk one and test the finished product…"

Ed Minch replied Jun 7, 2012 to Chicago misses opportunity to Air seal 2800 homes

3 Jun 8, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

"Even though retrofits are not new construction, it can be instructive to look at how…"

Ed Minch replied May 31, 2012 to Type V Residential Fireblocks - One part FOAM

5 Jun 18, 2012
Reply by Tim Marlett

"Ted I believe I understand, and I agree that this method would work for hiding shell…"

Ed Minch replied Feb 25, 2012 to Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S

42 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Ted "The buoyancy of air image I think implies air temperature delta due to thermal…"

Ed Minch replied Feb 25, 2012 to Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S

42 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"Differing loads are usually associated with different floors - it is the height diff…"

Ed Minch replied Feb 25, 2012 to Hang-ups to utilizing Manual J,D & S

42 Feb 26, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Morgan, I got this below from the Knight installation manual. I note a few things, -These…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Hans, The car manufacturer's are doing it with mass flow sensors and oxygen sensors…"
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Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I was trying to avoid naming manufacturers, but I was going by the published information for the…"
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Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
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Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
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Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
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