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Recommended Intumescent Coatings for Polyurethane Foam Insulation

Hello folks. I am looking for quality intumescent coatings for closed-cell spray and rigid foam insulation.  I want to use the coatings f…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

4 Sep 6, 2012
Reply by Leba Lualdi

What is the value of using a pressure pan to test outlets?

I had this question recently and my response was: If the blower door takes the home up to 50 Pa, and the pressure pan reading across the ou…

Started by Colin Genge in General Forum

18 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Colin Genge

Different classifications of radiant barrier materials

I am one of those people involved with ‘a’ radiant barrier product, just one.  Over the years I have tested ours vs a few dozen of our comp…

Started by Hal Skinner in General Forum

16 Sep 3, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

Using The Sciences To Our Advantage

This is an offshoot from Hal's thread on the need for better classification of radiant barriers: http://homeenergypros.lbl.gov/forum/topics

Started by Bud Poll in General Forum

25 Sep 3, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

BPI Announces ANSI Accreditation as a Certifying Body

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI), a nationally recognized standards development and credentialing organization, is proud to a…

Started by Mike Kandel in General Forum

0 Aug 31, 2012

Blower Door Depressurization and the Human Ear

Has anyone ever heard of blower door depressurization effecting infants ears?  Is there a place where one could find out more about the sub…

Started by Tim Marlett in General Forum

3 Aug 30, 2012
Reply by Paul Morin

Open combustion furnace in an attic that has been sealed at the end walls and roof.

I have a client that had the attic of their home insulated a couple years back with spray foam. The attic contains an open combustion furna…

Started by Patrick Michaelyan in General Forum

35 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Patrick Michaelyan

Blower Door Depressurization and the Human Ear

Has anyone ever heard of blower door depressurization effecting infants ears?  Is there a place where one could find out more about the sub…

Started by Tim Marlett in General Forum

4 Aug 24, 2012
Reply by Bud Poll

Any thoughts on the Aeroseal product?

Has anyone had experience with the Aeroseal duct sealing product? I am aware of how it works, but I wanted to see if there are any pros and…

Started by Tom Walther in General Forum

15 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by Bob Blanchette

Has anyone heard of Greenlet? Me neither until today

Good afternoon, I just signed up for a pilot program that monitors and regulates electricity consumption during peak demand loads for A/C w…

Started by randy tolowski in General Forum

8 Aug 23, 2012
Reply by randy tolowski

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