You may or may not share my absolute confidence that every possibly accessible bit of fossil fuel will be used up eventually because the global market will demand it. You may or may not share my…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by David Eggleton Jan 11, 2011.
Started this discussion. Last reply by Glen Gallo Jan 2, 2011.
"Ellie." "Ellie who?" "The Elephant in the living room."
The elephant in our room is NOx, and elephants eat a lot. Then they poop. A lot. We need to watch where we step.
As technicians following the BPI Standards, we test for CO in the flue as well as in the ambient air as part of any audit where there are combustion appliances. Imagine my surprise when my new…Continue
Posted on March 21, 2012 at 4:30am — 9 Comments
No, I’m not thinking of your grandfather’s hand saw . . . the one that cuts on the push stroke instead of on the pull stroke like the excellent Japanese hand saws.
Nor am I thinking of the beautiful (cast aluminum?) circular saws made by Rockwell right here in Syracuse for many years, but long since largely replaced by inexpensive tools made out of plastic and chewing gum.
(There are of course plenty of…Continue
Posted on January 28, 2012 at 12:46pm — 5 Comments
Can anyone convince me that this picture shows anything other than the fact that the ventilation provided here is effective only in the first five inches down from the ridge? And yes, there is continuous soffit venting that is baffled and open to the…Continue
Posted on December 29, 2011 at 12:20pm — 13 Comments
This blog is cross-posted with Remodeling Magazine with the kind permission of the editor.
Let me recommend an excellent, well-written blog indeed. Melissa Baldridge goes well beyond the nuts-and-bolts conversations in which we so often engage, and she presents ideas from a broader perspective. At the point where remodeling meets building performance, the industry necessarily concerns…Continue
Posted on July 15, 2011 at 1:16pm — 3 Comments