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air sealing sprinklers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ed Minch May 28, 2013. 8 Replies

does anyone have experience air sealing fire sprinklers? Per California code, all new  homes must have fire sprinklers.... think 30 to 40 holes in the ceiling. Per installer, you can't foam/caulk the…Continue

 

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Ed Minch replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Great document - however they give short shrift to my preferred recommendation which is to install wall heads - get ALL the pipes out of the attic.  I don't care how well you do the "tenting", I can still see the path of the…"
May 28, 2013
mike keesee replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Great.  How timely is this!  and I'm on a BA team.  Thanks."
May 16, 2013
Wes Harding replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Check out this study from DOE: http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy13osti/56667.pdf Wes"
May 16, 2013
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air sealing sprinklers

does anyone have experience air sealing fire sprinklers? Per California code, all new  homes must have fire sprinklers.... think 30 to 40 holes in the ceiling. Per installer, you can't foam/caulk the sprinkler as this will make it inoperable or void the warranty. Any ideas?See More
May 15, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"My pleasure & let me just quickly state - being in Cali with the new Title 32 (?) stuff coming out, he might find it cheaper & easier - definitely worth giving it a shot "
May 14, 2013
mike keesee replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Sean,  Thanks for clarifing... I didn't know that "hot roof assembly" referred to conditioned attics.  Unfortunately that won't work with this builder.  The builder is a medium size production builder who is not…"
May 14, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Sorry, you asked for suggestions & the best one is to go with a hot roof assembly (http://bit.ly/HotRoof) I would simply ask the installer for the manufacturer & model info if they don't have the specs handy. With that you can…"
May 14, 2013
mike keesee replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Sean,  Thanks for the suggestion, but just to confirm, the manufacturer is hot roof assembly?  please verify.  Thanks."
May 14, 2013
Sean Lintow Sr replied to mike keesee's discussion air sealing sprinklers
"Yep its called a hot roof assembly I would check the manufacturers directions / website but you will probably end up using something like tenmat covers over them"
May 13, 2013
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air sealing sprinklers

does anyone have experience air sealing fire sprinklers? Per California code, all new  homes must have fire sprinklers.... think 30 to 40 holes in the ceiling. Per installer, you can't foam/caulk the sprinkler as this will make it inoperable or void the warranty. Any ideas?See More
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"Mike -  Do you have any end-use monitiring data with ductless heat pumps?   Linda"
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At 8:09am on September 30, 2011, Linda Wigington said…

Mike -

 Do you have any end-use monitiring data with ductless heat pumps?

 

Linda

At 1:06pm on September 23, 2011, David Eggleton said…
Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Mike.  As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge!  At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page.
At 2:30pm on August 29, 2011, Linda Wigington said…
At 11:33am on August 22, 2011, Diane Chojnowski said…

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