Richard Beyer
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Richard Beyer replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?
"Sean thanks for pointing that out. You may have missed my point. If a home has high humidity and you add SPF, it needs to be dehumidified to within published standards. A well balanced HVAC system helps maintain a balanced home. In some homes the…"
Mar 29
Richard Beyer replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?
"This link show's a risk you face when using closed cell without a balanced HVAC system. Your risk using open cell I described previously. This only shows insulation alone will not eliminate your problems if you do not plan…"
Mar 29
Richard Beyer replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?
"Guy's this leak stuff is a made up story by a major spfi chemical manufacturer. At that time when the story was flying all over town, this same manufacturer did not have closed cell in it's inventory. People believed it and obviously still…"
Mar 28
Richard Beyer replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Open cell foam and cellulose... Can they work together?
"Should be 2 inches of closed cell and then cellulose. The closed cell will act as the vapor barrier. Cellulose will act as the flame retardant. Both can work as a system. Most importantly the installer's credentials and insurance must be…"
Mar 26
Richard Beyer replied to Dan Antonioli's discussion Best Insulation For Older Building With Potential Moisture
"Sean is spot on! However, spfi (spray polyurethane foam insulation) products do not react properly with existing moisture problems. This can change the cellular structure and ruin the product if existing moisture is present at the time of…"
Mar 26
Richard Beyer replied to Patrick Michaelyan's discussion Basement Renovation - Concerns & Ideas
"Sounds like you have it under control. May I recommend adding drainage inside the basements perimeter to make up for the hydrostatic issues hidden beneath the floor and direct them to a sump. Also adding waterproofing sheet membranes on the walls…"
Mar 26
Richard Beyer replied to Roy Sakamoto's discussion Whole house air leakage
"Old homes are not great candidates for ASHRAE standards. It can be achieved with risk. Unless the energy rater understands all the hidden problems associated with the old home in question, air sealing can present some long term health issues with…"
Mar 26
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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…"
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Pataya Flooring & Stone Supply, LLC
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