James Canter
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James Canter replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Floor insulation attachment
"That all makes sense. Having spent the last 20 years building and remodeling homes and only the last 4 concentrating on building science and weatherization, I am still trying to figure out what many of you veterans have already learned. I…"
Oct 18, 2012
James Canter replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Floor insulation attachment
"I guess my thinking was to isolate the floor cavity from the crawlspace with the barrier."
Oct 18, 2012
James Canter replied to Eric Sperline's discussion Floor insulation attachment
"I have considered this issue several times as well. I am thinking of using House wrap or the reflective bubble wrap as support/vapor barrier attached to the underside of the joist. Both are able to fit into the crawlspace areas. My concern is…"
Oct 18, 2012
James Canter replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Sealing Vapor Barriers to Concrete Foundations
"I use CCA treated furring strips and mastic in the caulking tubes. Wrap the plastic around the strips, apply mastic, and fasten to the block with a hilti gun. Time consuming but it seems to work."
Jun 4, 2012

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May 16, 2012
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The Enlightened Home
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HERS Rater, BPI Bulilding Analyst, BPI WHALCI
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Residential Audits and Consulting, Home Performance Contracting
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At 10:45am on May 12, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi James,

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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