So i have been on the mission to look for a stylish modern door that is both beautiful, but also energy efficient, with low air leakage. I have already thrown out glass doors since its just not the…Continue
"I was going to add to a comment to Nickie. You can get a combination gas and induction cook tops from Gaggenau and Bertazzoni
Personally i am looking for a 4 burner induction with a single gas WOK burner"
I think your right about having to factor in the losses of the coal or gas fired plants into electricity. But you are not considering that the cost to drill for oil, the subsidies involved, rail cars, pipelines to be built etc also contribute…"
"Thanks for this comparison. Now if you price out the cost of Natural gas vs electricty, what comes out as more expensive to boil that pot of water?
I think its 17 cents/kwh in New York, 8 cents/kwh in Oregon. 10.45 cents/KWH National Average."
"Hammer and Hand make beautiful, high-end, super efficient and durable custom doors. These doors are not mass-market (hence the "custom" part) but they are much better than most custom doors available out there. The people who are in the…"
"Oh, and to eliminate the leaky "sweep" gasket at the sill, we used an outswing door (with a bumper sill) installed backwards. Note that this only works under a deep porch, since the "inside" of an outswing door will not shed…"
"Attached is the best I can do. I once saw a pin router for sale on Craig's list explicitly
designed for field cut installs. Your builder should be tooled up for doing this.
I would be interested in the outcome of all this.
"Looks like quote i just got back were as follows. $135 for standard emtek double boor prep and hardware. $402 for mortise lockset and prep. $575 for Mortise with multipoint lock.
William, Can you explain a Q-Lon weather strip, and how this may be…"
"3 point mortice locks are widely used in Europe and do not cost much more here. Combined with a Q-lon weather strip they give a good air seal.
The Scandinavians are probably the leaders in high performance joinery e.g.…"
"I personally don't have an answer for you and would have to research the web myself.
You could start by contacting forum members in the UK or other parts of Europe for advice for instance. In the title above there is a link to the members, and…"
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