Roy Slekovac
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Sean Lintow Sr replied to Roy Slekovac's discussion Those darn exterior wall plates in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Jamie, first welcome aboard and secondly in response to your question - technically that would not be a "hot roof" as it is ventilated I do agree with you on the hardest parts, but not because of air leakage, but the thermal transfer in…"
Nov 27, 2010
Jamie Kaye replied to Roy Slekovac's discussion Those darn exterior wall plates in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"I think this is an excellent topic especially with the rush to own a spray foam rig and not understanding building science. I like the "hot roof" type also, but I also like the suggestion of having a firred-up roof. With the decking that…"
Nov 27, 2010
Sean Lintow Sr replied to Roy Slekovac's discussion Those darn exterior wall plates in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Just so I am clear - you are not advocating eliminating the soffit venting, unless you are replacing it with another type or going to a hot roof system, correct? Hot roof's with foam - never had an issue with them spraying that area off With…"
Nov 8, 2010
Zach Erdmann replied to Roy Slekovac's discussion Those darn exterior wall plates in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"We have had good success using rigid and one part foam to get those darn exterior wall top plates. Two part foam can be cost prohibitive. We use a fireblock foam with a dispensing gun that has a 3ft barrel. The long barrel gets out to those tight…"
Nov 7, 2010
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Home Energy Ratings

Calculating them; visualizing them; explaining them; selling them .... there is a lot to discuss and debate hereSee More
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Weatherization

Share your concerns and successes as a weatherization professional, or information for this community.
Nov 6, 2010
Roy Slekovac added a discussion to the group Best Practices (Residential)
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Those darn exterior wall plates

The days of the good ole rafter baffle are over. What are your feelings on sealing the tops of exterior wall plates? Important to do with many choices. Two part foam ( hard to get to the plate ), use cellulose bags stuffed on top of the plate ( stops all venting from soffet)
Nov 6, 2010
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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
Nov 6, 2010
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Pa Energy Savers
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HERS Rater, BPI BA, BPI BE, BPI Multi Family
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http://paenergysavers.com

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