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"First, no one can give you advice without knowing your climate zone (your profile pa…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 25, 2012 to How much should I demo -- deep retrofit

8 Sep 27, 2012
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"The primary purpose of a draft hood is to maintain a constant, and not excessive, dr…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 25, 2012 to Domestic HWH diverter missing, or just different?

8 Sep 27, 2012
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"You may also be confused by the vernacular notion of pressure. From Wikipedia: Pres…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 25, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"It seems that they way you're looking at this is part or your problem. Buoyancy forc…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 25, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"In a dynamic fluid displacement by buoyancy scenario, buoyancy can best be modeled a…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 24, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"We can debate all day about whether hot air rises or cold air falls (the answer, of…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 24, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"Bud, I should have used "upward force" rather than "upward pressure" You're confusin…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 24, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"That's the point. Miller is a crackpot. Hindu levitation is not involved in this phe…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 24, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"But if one could build a hermetically sealed house with no leaks and filled it with…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 23, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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"You return again to your straw man: nobody has claimed that "warm air rises by itsel…"

Robert Riversong replied Sep 23, 2012 to The science of hot air rising

141 Sep 26, 2012
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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?
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