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"Bud: Still having a problem with this as the rising and falling do not happen unless…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 4, 2011 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Patrick Remember what "intumescent" means - it gets bigger when it gets hot.  These…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 2, 2011 to Proper means to "plug" flue pipes after testing gas appliances.

25 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by Eric Lowry

"Ed Remember that ALL silicone is hi-temp.  If memory serves, the clear is 580 degree…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 1, 2011 to Proper means to "plug" flue pipes after testing gas appliances.

25 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by Eric Lowry

"Bud Still having a problem with this.  Here is something we can all try - it is kind…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 1, 2011 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Bud: I understand what you are trying to do - get the science right.  This is obviou…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 1, 2011 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"We have been doing instrumented audits (BD, IR, Combustion) since 1981 and have seen…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 30, 2011 to The end of profits for Auditors/raters

100 Feb 5, 2012
Reply by Ed Minch

"The article you cited has this interesting tidbit: "The air parcel, however, has mas…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 30, 2011 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"I know that we don't want to raise any questions from our customers about holes in t…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 30, 2011 to Proper means to "plug" flue pipes after testing gas appliances.

25 Dec 22, 2011
Reply by Eric Lowry

"Chris This would be easy to test.  Install 1/2 of an RB in an attic, then measure th…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 28, 2011 to Radiant barrier over blown in insulation

21 Nov 28, 2011
Reply by Ed Minch

"Chris: I think we are in basic agreement.  If you want to cut your bill, you have to…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 28, 2011 to Radiant barrier over blown in insulation

21 Nov 28, 2011
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