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"Tyvek (tm) air barrier is sealed to the concrete and run up onto the sheathing befor…"

Don Hynek replied Mar 1, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"Our weatherization protocol (based on Wisconsin DHS rules) says there is no reliable…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 29, 2016 to Vermiculite in the fireplace

13 Feb 29, 2016
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"You are probably right, but there were multiple levels of decision-making on the win…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 29, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"Correct -- for cold climates. That's why this REMOTE system is ideal for retrofit in…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 29, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"I have thought about that... I am not a furnace tech, so the idea of rooting around…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 23, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"The heating system is now wildly over-sized. The 60K NG sealed combustion FA furnace…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 22, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"Well, the roof and foundation are the weak spots left. The roof can get fixed, but I…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 22, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"New Update -- House ALMOST met my air sealing target! This weekend's blower door tes…"

Don Hynek replied Feb 22, 2016 to Superinsulation retrofit is Complete!

17 Mar 1, 2016
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"This looks something where you borrow from solar heating installers. Most codes requ…"

Don Hynek replied Jan 27, 2016 to Baseboard Hydronic Heater with Thermostat & Pump?

24 Feb 3, 2016
Reply by Bob Blanchette

"1) is correct. 2) is not. We install dozens of condensing boilers a year, and I cloc…"

Don Hynek replied Oct 23, 2015 to Eliminating Standing Pilot Light Furnaces

18 Dec 12, 2016
Reply by Allan Bullis

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