Nate Adams
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Nate Adams commented on Anna Jursik's blog post Affordably Net-Zero
"I love seeing the systems thinking here. I'm working hard figuring out how to crack the nut of existing homes. I think it's possible to take a large percentage of them towards net zero without crazy costs. Now I need to write about it...…"
May 19
Nate Adams replied to Mike Rogers's discussion Where do you fall in the "staged" versus "gotta be all at once" discussion?
"In my experience, economics really don't drive the homeowners' decision, if you ask a lot of questions. They just want to be comfy, reasonable bills are a nice side effect. Making the equipment drastically oversized will often make the…"
Apr 4
Nate Adams commented on Diane Chojnowski's group Facebook Pages
"Here's mine for Energy Smart Home Performance, we're consultants that take the energy audit through to implementation: https://www.facebook.com/EnergySmartHomePerformance"
Mar 28
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Mar 28
Nate Adams replied to Mike Rogers's discussion Where do you fall in the "staged" versus "gotta be all at once" discussion?
"Chie, that is interesting. The fact that you went so far with your residence vs. a rental is a wonderful example of incentive. On a rental property where you don't pay the utilities, you have very little incentive to make large EE…"
Mar 14
Nate Adams replied to Mike Rogers's discussion Where do you fall in the "staged" versus "gotta be all at once" discussion?
"Jeez, Griffin, really well said again. I've just headed down the comprehensive path in the last 6 months or so, and I try to keep Einstein's words in mind that if he had an hour to save the world he would spend 55 minutes defining the…"
Mar 13
Nate Adams replied to Mike Rogers's discussion Where do you fall in the "staged" versus "gotta be all at once" discussion?
"Griffin, thank you."
Mar 12
Nate Adams shared Jim Gunshinan's blog post on Twitter
Jan 15
Nate Adams commented on Glen Gallo's blog post Why I refuse to participate in Energy Upgrade California
"Thanks for posting, Glen! Good points."
Oct 29, 2013
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Oct 29, 2013
Nate Adams replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"Honest Building Science question on this topic: If the drywall of the knee wall is well sealed (meaning outlets, top and bottom plates, etc) as well as the floor joist below, if there are fiberglass batts in the knee wall, is is really that…"
Oct 18, 2013
Nate Adams replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"You caught me being lazy, I don't have time to go look up the ASTM air barrier test it passed at the moment. The material can be left exposed, it's inexpensive, it provides an air barrier, it's easy to install - I like it as a…"
Oct 18, 2013
Nate Adams replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"Thanks for that! "
Oct 18, 2013
Nate Adams replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"The purpose of it is more to seal the fiberglass enough to reduce convective losses. It's perforated to prevent a double vapor barrier. It's much easier to handle, drag into, and install in small knee walls than foam board. It is an air…"
Oct 18, 2013
Nate Adams replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"Sort of. 3.5" fiberglass batts can be R-11, R-13, or R-15. An R-15 batt weighs a ton in comparison to R-11. You have to get in the 2-2.5 pounds per cubic foot range to get over R-4/inch with fiberglass. If you squash an R-30 batt, you lose…"
Oct 11, 2013
Nate Adams replied to Jack Baikoff's discussion Just how much does adding air barrier to a knee wall insulation increase it's performance?
"James, you could use a better tone there... Like I said, that was early on. I used fiberglass because the cavities were chock full of knob and tube that I wasn't going to change. I didn't know to block the joists yet. We are in a practice…"
Oct 8, 2013

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At 7:03pm on April 15, 2012, Diane Chojnowski said…

Hi Nate,

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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