"Any work done poorly will produce unhappy clients. Drill a hole with a hole saw in reverse and use a dust shield. If you do not have one, spray shaving cream over the hole to be and drill away. The dust is all collected in the…"
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"That was my point. They want us to maintain credits and pay fees but do absolutely nothing about the third party inspections they talk about. We need standards... this is good thing. But the general public needs to understand the…"
"The expense is something that I agree with. BPI keeps adding certifications that seem meaningless at best. Rarely does I client care. And paying certification as a company is nothing more than an added expense. I managed…"
"I read that some are using foam or foam board on crawlspace walls or to close off the vents. Code requires an ignition barrier on many of these products and where storage is used a thermal barrier also. What are you all doing to…"
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It is, of course, just Archimedes Principle that the less dense hot air "floats" on the denser cold air. Both the hot air and the cold air are pulled down by gravity. However, the pressure at any depth is greater…"
"According to statistical mechanics, where air has greater kinetic energy it has a greater probability to occupy a higher gravitational potential than less energenic air. That is, the system tends toward maximal entropy."
"Ed, is that mold on the discolored section of the sheathing? The vent opening should have been larger. Only a small air flow is occurring. Also be sure no gable vents are still opened that will short circuit the soffit to ridge…"
"I have tried getting HVAC contractors to spec smaller units after deep energy retro fits. But they claim the code still requires a certain heat load to be used. Another response is the house can use a smaller Ton unit but the…"
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