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tedkidd replied to Scott's discussion Webinar: Window/Door Flashing for Foam Sheathed Walls - Best Practices for Meeting the 2009/2012 IECC in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"FANTASTIC! Thanks for sharing!"
Mar 16, 2012
Scott added a discussion to the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
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Webinar: Window/Door Flashing for Foam Sheathed Walls - Best Practices for Meeting the 2009/2012 IECC

Dow Building Solutions is hosting a webinar on the flashing of windows and doors in foam sheathed walls specifically targeted at meeting the standards of the 2009 and 2012 IECC.  The webinar will be held Friday March 23 at 10:30 EDT for 1 1/2 hours and provides 1.5 CE for BPI members.  Please register ASAP for the webinar at:…See More
Mar 16, 2012
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Building Performance Institute (BPI)

BPI is the nation's premier standards development, quality assurance and credentialing organization for residential energy efficiency retrofit work.See More
Mar 15, 2012
Scott replied to Evan Riter's discussion Making crawlspaces conditioned space
"The "State Code" comment is dead on.  In North Carolina, they terminate the crawlspace wall insulation above grade.  In the IRC, it is required to go 2' into the ground or 2' out along the ground like you do…"
Jan 20, 2012
Scott replied to Evan Riter's discussion Making crawlspaces conditioned space
"Bob,   The most commonly used rigid foam board used on crawlsapce walls is probably Thermax Sheathing and it has passed FM 4880 which means it does not require ignition barrier protection.  You can look it up by going to…"
Jan 20, 2012
Scott replied to Evan Riter's discussion Making crawlspaces conditioned space
"I'll be looking forward to your results.  There is a guy in Raleigh you can probably get a few minutees with.  His name is Cyrus Dastur and he is one of the principle engineers on the Flagstaff project.  I suspect…"
Jan 19, 2012
Scott replied to Evan Riter's discussion Making crawlspaces conditioned space
"Excellent Question Bud.  Advanced Energy originally did their pilot work in North Carolina where it's hot and humid.  Years later, they did investigative work in Flagstaff and Baton Rouge.  What they found tracks well if you keep…"
Jan 19, 2012
Scott replied to Evan Riter's discussion Making crawlspaces conditioned space
"Good.  I thought so.  If you really want to see the 'Bible' of crawlspace conditioning, you can go to advancedenergy.org and go to Crawlspaces under the Quick Links tab in the header.  There is more information there than…"
Jan 19, 2012
Scott replied to Evan Riter's discussion Making crawlspaces conditioned space
"Evan, I wonder where you are working.  Here in North Carolina, some 30-40% of the houses are built with a sealed crawlspace like the one you are describing.The only question I have is about the last word in your paragraph.  What do you…"
Jan 19, 2012
Scott replied to Bachi Brunato's discussion Savings for Conditioned Crawlspaces
"In general, hot, humid locations enjoy more savings while cooler, dryer locations don't seem to save as much.  The Advanced Energy data from Princeville, North Carolina demonstrated a savings in the summer months and a wash or slight…"
Aug 18, 2011
Scott replied to John Nicholas's discussion Foamed Roof Deck in the group Best Practices (Residential)
"Open Cell Spray Foams generally remain soft and pliable like a sponge.  Closed Cell Spray Foams are hard,   Scott Cummings Dow Building Solutions  "
Aug 4, 2011
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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
Aug 4, 2011
Scott replied to Mark Bradley's discussion Does anyone have any experience with an Owens Corning product called "Energy Complete" ?
"Mark,   I don't think it is intended to be used in a hybrid insulating system.  The tech data sheet doesn't seem to list an R-value and I can't find any suggestion that it be used in full coverage.  I would say that it…"
May 23, 2011
Scott replied to George M. Matthews's discussion Sealing crawlspaces and insulating them with polyurethane foam
"George,   The sealed crawlspace concept is very popular here in North carolina and surrounding states.  The best place to go for answers to your questions is advancedenergy.org and look up in their foundation sealing section.  Some…"
May 4, 2011
Scott is now a member of Home Energy Pros
May 4, 2011

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Dow Building Solutions
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BPI Analyst, Envelope Professional
Professional Interests
Energy Efficient Construction
Moisture protection
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At 2:33pm on May 7, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

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