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"You don't say what climate you are in.  We have done perhaps 10 using Al's system in…"

Ed Minch replied Apr 16 to How to correctly insulate exterior wall in a 1900 house?

12 Apr 30
Reply by Bpb Farmer

"Russell -  "Precision Air Sealing seems hopeless in a previously insulated attic, sh…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 6, 2014 to Cellulose As An Air Seal

14 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Bpb Farmer

"Pat, we have been paid to remove old insulation in perhaps 4-5 attics out of the 10,…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 6, 2014 to Cellulose As An Air Seal

14 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Bpb Farmer

"Terry Degree of difficulty makes all the difference, and all of our auditors started…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 5, 2014 to Cellulose As An Air Seal

14 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Bpb Farmer

"Bud Not sure I agree with you on this.  The proper way to do this in my book is to b…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 5, 2014 to Cellulose As An Air Seal

14 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Bpb Farmer

"A long time ago in a galaxy far far away we did a bunch of field tests on this, mayb…"

Ed Minch replied Dec 4, 2014 to Cellulose As An Air Seal

14 Dec 7, 2014
Reply by Bpb Farmer

"Richard  I have to re-learn how to read - that was in an earlier fire in 2011.  Than…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 13, 2014 to Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

11 Nov 13, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

"Interesting to read that there may never be a cause determined for this blaze.  For…"

Ed Minch replied Nov 13, 2014 to Media Reports Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation spontaneously combusted a $5M Connecticut Home

11 Nov 13, 2014
Reply by Richard Beyer

"The important thing here is the surface temperature of the ceiling against the attic…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 30, 2014 to Where can I find the best radiant barrier to install under my roof?

16 Nov 1, 2014
Reply by Hal Skinner

"Another observation: I was called to look at 13 houses in a development that had mol…"

Ed Minch replied Oct 11, 2014 to ridge vent orientation

25 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Bud Poll

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