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Looking for PHIL JEFFERS

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Meiland Mar 21, 2012. 10 Replies

It seems fishy that Phil Jeffers seems to have been erased from this site. For those of you who have been members for a while you will know who Phil is. Like him or hate him, Phil always had…Continue

Securing soffit baffles in existing homes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Beers Sep 22, 2011. 8 Replies

I'd  like input from installers out there on the best way you have found for securing foam baffle extensions to the underside of the roof deck. What works without tearing the foam. Low pitched roofs …Continue

Tenmat Recessed Light covers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Don Hynek Aug 2, 2011. 3 Replies

Does anyone have experience/comments on Tenmat recessed light covers.

Aeroseal duct Sealant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luis Hernandez Sep 22, 2013. 10 Replies

Does anyone have experience or an opinion on Aeroseal duct leakage sealing system?

 

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Luis Hernandez replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Aeroseal duct Sealant
"Could anyone give me an idea of investment cost of this system....?"
Sep 22, 2013
Ed Ballard replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Wooden Plugs For 2" Insulation Holes
"I may be mis-reading into the above comments, but it sounds like some of the comments are refering to direct drilling and plugging through the existing siding. I can not even remember the last time we did not remove the siding before blowing the…"
Apr 13, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to John Brooks's discussion Fun with Neutral Pressure Planes (NPP)
"Bob-------In my area your comment could not be further from what I see everyday. 80% and less are way more common than we would like. Condos on slabs are culprits. The furnace is either in the attic space or a closet. Other than the cheaper route by…"
Apr 7, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to randy tolowski's discussion Why is this picture important in understanding moisture in buildings?
"I've got to agree with Pat. I'm in Cent./Southern Ohio and older homes almost all have or had cisterns. Most were to collect rainwater from roofs and originally had a hand pump to draw directly from. Later on an elec. pump was…"
Apr 6, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to randy tolowski's discussion Why is this picure important in understanding moisture in buildings?
"Randy-----------I'll bite----It appears this is an older home from the siding. The cistern appears to have the drainage lines plugged by roots and the snake is being used to clean the blockage. With the underground drainage blocked the water is…"
Apr 4, 2012
David Meiland replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"Gimme a break. Phil posted a mostly-irrelevant political rant, it was removed, then he reposted it. IMO he did a poor job of presenting his views and a great job of coming across as abrasive and obnoxious. Too bad, because someone with taste and…"
Mar 21, 2012
randy tolowski replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"My question is why is this considered an "event" when it is a solicitation to purchase their services? If it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, sounds like a duck it is a duck. These are advertisements for training. Plain and…"
Mar 21, 2012
randy tolowski replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"hi Diane i thank you for the explanation. This site could be a valuable tool for our industry but it seems more like one big training advertisement. there is a section for training. why is it all the "events" listed are actually…"
Mar 21, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"As Bud says----------how about it Diane"
Mar 21, 2012
Bud Poll replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"Ed, Randy, I'm not concerned.  I moderate on another forums where there is a level of communications that goes on out of view of the general membership and I get to see the behind the scene efforts that take place when some action is…"
Mar 21, 2012
randy tolowski replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"We should be concerned. If we have to "watch what we say"then there is a freedom of speech problem with this site. While allowing free advertisement for "training" (for jobs that are not there) but not free speech this site is…"
Mar 21, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"David-------------My concern is that Phil has been erased from this site for his opinions. If this is the case we should all be concerned. ."
Mar 20, 2012
David Eggleton replied to Ed Ballard's discussion Looking for PHIL JEFFERS
"Ed, If you don't know how to reach Phil, contact me."
Mar 20, 2012
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Looking for PHIL JEFFERS

It seems fishy that Phil Jeffers seems to have been erased from this site. For those of you who have been members for a while you will know who Phil is. Like him or hate him, Phil always had something to say. Eveyrtime I saw a post with Phil's name in a response it was the first one I went to.Hopefully Phil just got drug off to the loony bin, but if he has been erased by the powers who run this site it would be a great injustice to all of us. You didn't have to agree with Phil and most didn't…See More
Mar 20, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to Bob Blanchette's discussion Favorite way to seal electrical boxes/outlets?
"Bob---------------This sounds like a multiple choice test where # 5 ( all of the above ) is the correct answer. I'm assuming you mean on existing homes and not new builds. From my experience a gasket is always on the list and the other three…"
Jan 15, 2012
Ed Ballard replied to Bruce Navin's discussion Best Thing Since Sliced Bread
"What the hell is that????????? Great web site***********I'm signing up"
Jan 10, 2012

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At 6:10am on June 10, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

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