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"Bob, The issue is not the product. The issue is the installation.  I've seen holes…"

John Nicholas replied Mar 22, 2012 to Section 403.2.2 of the 2009 IECC

11 Mar 22, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"Tamasin,  Thanks for the pointer.  Good info on the control methods (timers) for fan…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 5, 2012 to Residential ventilation levels

38 Sep 16, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"Following ASHRAE 62-2-2010 is relatively simple.  In my view the continued teaching…"

John Nicholas replied Dec 30, 2011 to Residential ventilation levels

38 Sep 16, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

"How effective is the venting on the dryer, bath and kitchen vents?  Do they effectiv…"

John Nicholas replied Oct 27, 2011 to Frost on Inside of garage walls

6 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by Hal Skinner

"If he is pushing on the leakage point, what is he using for the other inputs?  I fin…"

John Nicholas replied Oct 22, 2011 to Manual J Report

29 Jan 14, 2012
Reply by tedkidd

"There is an app for that. It is Free.  Ala mode software, used to be called Di Vinci…"

John Nicholas replied Oct 22, 2011 to Portable Drawing method

6 Nov 6, 2011
Reply by Thomas Price

"What about the Dominant Side Duct Leakage Test? When you set your BD up; you run a r…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 31, 2011 to Needed: Tips and tricks for duct testing

12 Nov 3, 2011
Reply by Andre D.

"In Kansas the KS Energy Office runs a revolving loan program called Efficiency Kansa…"

John Nicholas replied Jan 28, 2011 to How do most homeowners pay for energy retrofits?

7 Feb 2, 2011
Reply by Ian Hoffman

"Jamie, I am using a 57 -60 cents per sf of attic quoted by 3 different insallers.…"

John Nicholas replied Dec 2, 2010 to Spray Foam vs. Fiberglass - R-value only?

25 Mar 2, 2011
Reply by Bryce Cramer

"Jamie, In our are code would be R-38 for an attic; new homes are standard with R-30…"

John Nicholas replied Dec 2, 2010 to Spray Foam vs. Fiberglass - R-value only?

25 Mar 2, 2011
Reply by Bryce Cramer

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