George J. Nesbitt's Discussions (27)

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"Historically we have done an air barrier on the inside, lot's of intersections, peni…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 15 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"While code may not require adding ventilation to an existing kitchen, I would never…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 15 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"Can you create an air barrier (5/8" drywall or 1/2" ply) at the ceiling level? elimi…"

George J. Nesbitt replied May 4 to Square Recessed Lights

8 May 6
Reply by Glen Gallo

"1) not important; air leakage can introduce pollutants to the building (dust, moistu…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30 to On the Question of Airtightness and Energy Performance

28 Jun 20
Reply by Brennan Less

"Equipment is rated for it's configuration (ducted or ductless). So you can compare e…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30 to Air Source Heat pump or mini-split efficiency

1 Apr 30
Reply by George J. Nesbitt

"Sorry, I meant to say NOT recognized."

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"AAV's are NOT recognized in the state plumbing code, although they are in the IRC (i…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"CA modifies the National / International codes, and does not allow some things, but…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"I've done a recirculating hood with an ERV in Berkeley, the city did not notice."

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 30 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

"The owners (like Alice) have had varying degrees of involvement, mainly on the plann…"

George J. Nesbitt replied Apr 27 to Affordability & Deep Energy Upgrade/Passive House Retrofit in Berkeley, California.

85 May 22
Reply by Kaushal Bharath Raju

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