Don Hynek's Discussions (71)

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"This is a matter of far more than R-values. Average exterior temp, heating load vs.…"

Don Hynek replied Mar 1 to Non-continuous exterior insulation

11 Mar 1
Reply by Don Hynek

"I agree with Sean, as far as he goes... This building wants ALL the exterior wall th…"

Don Hynek replied Dec 29, 2014 to Non-continuous exterior insulation

11 Mar 1
Reply by Don Hynek

"My quick and dirty guess is that you have the proportions backward. For 30 years, co…"

Don Hynek replied Jul 11, 2014 to Cold climate wall

2 Jul 11, 2014
Reply by Don Hynek

"Multipoint testing will improve precision, mostly because (after you get experience…"

Don Hynek replied May 8, 2014 to When is it too windy to use blower door?

9 May 20, 2014
Reply by David Baerg

"Frankly, I believe it's unconscionable that atmospheric appliances are still allowed…"

Don Hynek replied Apr 7, 2014 to CAZ Depressurization: NOT a Big Deal?

19 Apr 21, 2014
Reply by Glen Gallo

"This doesn't have to be that complicated…. If your goal is to save energy, the answe…"

Don Hynek replied Mar 24, 2014 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1, 2014
Reply by Ed Minch

"If you really want to get into arcana, try to figure out and rationalize utility rat…"

Don Hynek replied Oct 25, 2013 to Should Homeowners with PV Get Paid Retail or Wholesale Prices for their Excess Electricity?

24 Nov 23, 2013
Reply by Dennis Heidner

"This is three different questions, air sealing, insulating, and acoustics/speaker pe…"

Don Hynek replied Aug 6, 2013 to Insulating in-wall/in-ceiling speakers

26 Aug 9, 2013
Reply by Pat Dundon

"Jim, that's a good idea!! Don't even bother measuring -- with a 12 inch duct, it's a…"

Don Hynek replied Jan 17, 2013 to Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.

22 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Dale Sherman

"The simplest way is probably with a pitot tube. I know that's not exactly a "common"…"

Don Hynek replied Jan 10, 2013 to Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.

22 Feb 7, 2013
Reply by Dale Sherman

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