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Mold on a ceiling diffuser

Started this discussion. Last reply by John Nicholas Aug 20, 2015. 3 Replies

I have a client that called today and said they had a mold like material on the ceiling next to a supply air outlet in a bedroom. We installed a geothermal split system about 6 years ago in the well…Continue

 

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Buiding Analyst in Hartfrd Connecticut Area.

We are in need of a Building Analyst and Envelope Professional to perform audits for the Utility Company HES program. The successful candidate shall be able to perform energy audits, perform CAZ testing, blower door, duct blaster tests, true flow plate tests, perform on the spot upgrades and repairs, work well with our clients and advise on energy efficiency improvements. Aero Seal duct sealing expierence is a plus. If this sounds like a good fit for you please send your resume to…See More
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John Nicholas replied to Stephen Wierzbicki's discussion Mold on a ceiling diffuser
"Stephen,    The mold is in one place.  That means moisture is in that place.  Until you have discovered why the moisture is present where the mold is, you are not any closer to a solution. Yes,  You need to fix the entrance…"
Aug 20, 2015
Stephen Wierzbicki replied to Quinn Korzeniecki's discussion Let's Play Stump the Chump! What's Wrong with this Picture? in the group Building Performance Institute (BPI)
"I would guess there is no wall insulation on the upper portion of the wall and they have air conditioning units operating."
Aug 20, 2015
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Stephen Wierzbicki replied to Stephen Wierzbicki's discussion Mold on a ceiling diffuser
"Hi Hal, I appreciate the reply. This system is in an encapsulated attic with R-38 roof 2 part foam, the duct is insulated with an R-6 just as an added precaution. The ducts are all metal with 6 feet of R-6 flex at each air outlet and return air…"
Aug 18, 2015
Hal Skinner replied to Stephen Wierzbicki's discussion Mold on a ceiling diffuser
"So I understand this correctly, AC unit, and ducts in the attic.  CDan I assume METAL ducts?  This sounds like the same problem we have ran into with commercial units in areas of high humidity in CA.   Your R- insulation works against…"
Aug 18, 2015
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Mold on a ceiling diffuser

I have a client that called today and said they had a mold like material on the ceiling next to a supply air outlet in a bedroom. We installed a geothermal split system about 6 years ago in the well built home with an attic air handler. The attic is encapsulated with R38 two part foam on the roof rafters, the duct work is sealed and insulated with R-6 insulation and passed all energy star HERS testing. We inspected the air handler which was clean, inspected the duct work in the attic which was…See More
Aug 17, 2015
Stephen Wierzbicki replied to Luis Hernandez's discussion Solar hot water exterior pipes insulation
"We use either 2 inch foam (armaflex) with the aluminum jacket already applied and we buy aluminum 90 fitting covers and use an aluminum butyl tape. If that is not available we use 2 inch fiberglass insulation and cover it with a PVC…"
Aug 15, 2015
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Mold on a ceiling diffuser

I have a client that called today and said they had a mold like material on the ceiling next to a supply air outlet in a bedroom. We installed a geothermal split system about 6 years ago in the well built home with an attic air handler. The attic is encapsulated with R38 two part foam on the roof rafters, the duct work is sealed and insulated with R-6 insulation and passed all energy star HERS testing. We inspected the air handler which was clean, inspected the duct work in the attic which was…See More
Aug 14, 2015
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Nutmeg Mechanical Services Inc.
Professional Certification
BPI
Professional Interests
Home Performance
Geothermal
Solar Thermal
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At 1:14pm on February 9, 2015, Gregory Homan said…

Hi Stephen,

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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