Chris Clay
  • Bellingham, WA
  • United States
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Chris Clay replied to Martin Newmark's discussion Best Practice for Retrofit Insulation on Modern Knee Walls in Attics
"See NREL SWS Tool, SWS 4.1004.2 Our favorite way was roll up fiberglass and spray with two part foam but most contractors do whats in the SWS."
Jun 29
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5 yr filter

"Accompanied by a horrifically leaky return system? I let our own High Efficiency filter (no longer used) stay in a bit too long and my furnace fan began to suck it into the ductwork."
Nov 20, 2016
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Sep 30, 2016
Chris Clay replied to Blake Shurtz's discussion Testing spillage on induced draft furnace?
"Monitor the pressure in the vent, if its positive in the vent for more than a minute it is most likely backdrafting. Use smoke at the hole you've drilled to take your CO measurement. When sharing a vent with a water heater check for spillage at…"
Sep 30, 2016
Chris Clay replied to Blake Shurtz's discussion Testing spillage in mechanical closet?
"You can stand outside and read pressures. Be sure to have extra hose as you need CAZ wrt outside pressure taken on the A channel, run a hose under the closet door (Input) and another hose to outside. Also you'll need vent wrt CAZ taken on the B…"
Sep 30, 2016
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Jan E. Graveamker left a comment for Chris Clay
"Have a great 2016 Chris Clay"
Jan 3, 2016
Chris Clay replied to Isaiah Borel's discussion Blown Cellulose VS Blown Fiberglass in the Attic
"The Cold Climate Housing Research Center in Fairbanks, AK has alot of information about this topic."
Oct 24, 2014
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Knob and tube wiring

"Yikes!  Is the burnt fiber backing the result of ground fault to the duct through the old wiring insulation?"
Feb 24, 2014
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Feb 24, 2014
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Clearence issue

"Or spillage sensor ?"
Feb 13, 2014
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Jan 6, 2014
Chris Clay replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Measuring fresh air intake ducted to a return and no way of measuring from outside.
"Use a duct blaster as apowered flow hood, look in duct blaster manual."
Jan 31, 2013
Diane Chojnowski left a comment for Chris Clay
"Hi Chris, Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for…"
Sep 15, 2012

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Company
The Building Performance Center
Professional Certification
BPI Building Analyst, Enevelope, Professional
Professional Interests
Training Technicians
Ventilation
Dense Pack Insulation
Combustion Safety Testing
Multi-Family blower door testing
Website URL
http://www.buildingperformancecenter.org/

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At 4:23pm on January 3, 2016, Jan E. Graveamker said…

Have a great 2016 Chris Clay

At 1:46pm on September 15, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Chris,

Welcome to Home Energy Pros. Feel free to join the conversation in the Forum and Groups. And share your energy efficiency photos, videos and upcoming events. If you're blogging about home performance, this is the place for you!

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