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"There is nothing in my comment that is shaming unless the receiver feels shame upon…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 29, 2012 to Vampire load surprise - garage door openers

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Reply by Dennis Heidner

"It's our lifestyle which is destroying the planet. If we don't drastically reduce ou…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 29, 2012 to Vampire load surprise - garage door openers

90 Dec 15, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"Thoughts? Yup - open the door by hand. Most "conveniences" are simply unnecessary lu…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 29, 2012 to Vampire load surprise - garage door openers

90 Dec 15, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"No, the cellulose cap prevents warm air from rising up ;-) Oak Ridge National Lab ig…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 22, 2012 to Another Irreverent Whine from Dr. Joe

12 Oct 22, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"I like some headroom, too. "

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

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Reply by Robert Riversong

"I assume you're aware of the latest Building Science rant from Dr. Joe in which he a…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

16 Oct 18, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"That depends on the permeability and leakiness of the floor above - will mop water o…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

16 Oct 18, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"House wrap is exactly the wrong thing to use if there is any dampness in the crawlsp…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

16 Oct 18, 2012
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"I don't think you'll find any such recommendations from either of those sources. The…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Floor insulation attachment

16 Oct 18, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Early studies of (very) loose-fill fiberglass in attics found enough vertical convec…"

Robert Riversong replied Oct 18, 2012 to Another Irreverent Whine from Dr. Joe

12 Oct 22, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

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