John Porter
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Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chad Mcauliffe Jan 7, 2015. 1 Reply

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam from the underside of the floor down 2 feet to air seal and…Continue

 

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Best Practices (Residential)

Best Building, Retrofitting, or even Auditing Practices - what are they, what should change, what needs to find it's way to the dust bin of history?See More
Feb 16, 2015
John Porter replied to Kim Tanner's discussion Long term average
"Wind is caused by a difference in air pressure so the change in air pressure from the wind, or a passing truck, is reflected in the change in the readings of a digital pressure gauge. Keep in mind that 1 pascal is a tiny change of pressure. I find…"
Jan 13, 2015
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Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam from the underside of the floor down 2 feet to air seal and insulate this area.There is approximately 6" to to 1 foot of granite exposed above grade. Surface drainage is not optimal but the owner intends to have the drainage improved in the near future.See More
Jan 13, 2015
Chad Mcauliffe replied to John Porter's discussion Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction
"We do this all the time and have yet to see any issues.  Given the oldest jobs we have are probably 6 years old, but no problems yet..."
Jan 7, 2015
John Porter commented on Adam Swain's blog post Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas
"Here in New England air sealing the crawl space is important since the crawl space stays cool all year round and the warm moist summer air that is drawn into the crawl space will result in high relative humidity and condensation. I generally…"
Jan 6, 2015
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Spray foam insulation on the sill/granite junction

Has anyone had any experience with moisture damage to the sill beam of a post and beam house as the result of installing 2-part spray foam from the underside of the floor down 2 feet to air seal and insulate this area.There is approximately 6" to to 1 foot of granite exposed above grade. Surface drainage is not optimal but the owner intends to have the drainage improved in the near future.See More
Jan 6, 2015
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"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! Don't…"
Jan 1, 2014
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Smart Warmth LLC
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BPI
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Old house weatherization.

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