Blake Shurtz
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Air sealing wood-burning fireplace from the crawlspace below

Started this discussion. Last reply by David Baerg Apr 17, 2014. 1 Reply

Hi, I'm looking for some advice on air sealing the around the mantle of a fireplace in the crawlspace. Should I just apply spray foam as needed? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!Continue

 

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Air sealing wood-burning fireplace from the crawlspace below

Hi, I'm looking for some advice on air sealing the around the mantle of a fireplace in the crawlspace. Should I just apply spray foam as needed? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!See More
Apr 21, 2014
David Baerg replied to Blake Shurtz's discussion Air sealing wood-burning fireplace from the crawlspace below
"Hi Blake, Do you mean around the underside of the hearth?  Are you trying to seal between the inside of the house and the crawlspace? Dave Baerg"
Apr 17, 2014
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Air sealing wood-burning fireplace from the crawlspace below

Hi, I'm looking for some advice on air sealing the around the mantle of a fireplace in the crawlspace. Should I just apply spray foam as needed? Any tips would be appreciated. Thanks!See More
Apr 14, 2014
Blake Shurtz replied to George Kopf's discussion Heat loss from ducts
"Hi Iain, I am very interested in finding a better way to calculate duct losses in gains in the field- could your spreadsheet help me? Thanks, Blake"
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