"I work with a group that does quite a bit of work on historic homes in Charleston, SC. Our office is in an 1880's Charleston Single that was retrofitted with several different insulation strategies behind plexiglas. We have shiplap exterior…"
"I had a ductless setup on a home I owned in Zone 5. 2100 sf. The cost was under $15K. Over 60K BTU capacity. I also had quotes of over $30K.
I installed ductless because it made sense. The house was already built. It was three stories and had…"
"Someone might want to run as approach where they looked at what homes today would use today if codes were not enforced. How many homes in the 70's had an AC unit installed in the area and how many have air conditioning today.
We did not get AC…"
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"I work in a building that is 120 years old in Charleston, SC. The "Charleston Single" has no sheathing, just wood siding on balloon framing. It was retrofitted in early 2000. Because of historic preservation laws here we were not able to…"
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Since ancient times, wood burning has been used for heating in some capacity or other. Although, of late, wood stoves are thought of more as a decorative appliance than a heat source, in truth wood heat is still one of the most…