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"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
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"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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"Chris: Your Fact Sheet states:   "These estimates generally assume R-19 ceiling insu…"

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

21 Nov 28, 2011
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"It does, but even though: "According to the RESNET Formal Interpretation mentioned a…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 25, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
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"My coments of 10 days ago still stand.  Note that the EPA says  "EPA does not recomm…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 25, 2011 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
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"Brian Thanks for the input - we will consider. Ed Minch"

Ed Minch replied Nov 23, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
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"Brian: Sorry for the delay.  There are 2 problems with your scenario.  First is that…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 21, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
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"From the EPA's website: Duct cleaning has never been shown to actually prevent healt…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 14, 2011 to Duct Cleaning? Good value or a waste of money?

21 Dec 22, 2012
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"All I have found this disconnect before - between existing home "standards" and what…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 12, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
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"Sean As I mentioned, the new Energy Star 3.0 requires BOTH a total duct leakage and…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 12, 2011 to Duct testing in a conditioned crawlspace

13 Nov 25, 2011
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