Don Hynek's Discussions (65)

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

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

18 Apr 13
Reply by tedkidd

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

Don Hynek replied Mar 24 to Whole house air leakage

14 Apr 1
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

"A couple of replies (Robert and Sean) are on it -- fill the cavities with cellulose,…"

Don Hynek replied Jan 10, 2013 to Retrofit insulation on the roof over cathedral ceiling

24 Mar 25, 2013
Reply by R Higgins

"I always heard that as "Indian build small fire, sits close, stays warm.  White man…"

Don Hynek replied Dec 4, 2012 to Russian Wood Stoves (Masonry Stoves)

33 May 9, 2013
Reply by Jeena Smith

"Duh! Yes, the house is in Wisconsin. And, yes, I'd been thinking of staying away fro…"

Don Hynek replied Sep 26, 2012 to How much should I demo -- deep retrofit

8 Sep 27, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"So, I can see there's nothing to be gained here through rational argument. Name-call…"

Don Hynek replied Jun 18, 2012 to Do Government and Utility Rebate Programs Help or Hurt?

41 Jul 6, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

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