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01-20-10, 09:08 AM
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Posted By jclaar

This actually installs under the shingle for...

This actually installs under the shingle for rafter ventilation. You still need some sort of baffle in between the insulation and roof sheathing.



Smart Vent...
01-08-10, 10:41 AM
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Posted By jclaar

Check this link out: Cape Cod Roofs...

Check this link out:

Cape Cod Roofs (http://www.homeenergy.org/archive/hem.dis.anl.gov/eehem/95/950309.html)
01-08-10, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By jclaar

Well having ductwork and water supply in there,...

Well having ductwork and water supply in there, it's much easier to insulate the outer walls rather than under the floor isolating it from the envelope.

I'm truly sorry I bought this house with a...
01-08-10, 06:51 AM
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Views: 1,343
Posted By jclaar

They're "cute"? Um, okay. Not defending them in...

They're "cute"? Um, okay. Not defending them in anyway but here's their page with 18 different designs for 5 different climates.

HERE (http://www.buildingscience.com/doctypes/designs-that-work)
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01-07-10, 08:47 AM
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Posted By jclaar

Would definitely like some feedback on this. I...

Would definitely like some feedback on this. I searched many times and couldn't find anything on the forums.
01-07-10, 07:39 AM
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Posted By jclaar

I also have the same rafter vent issue. I have...

I also have the same rafter vent issue. I have vented the soffit already. Has anyone successfully retrofitted the vents in between the ceiling insulation and the roof sheathing?
01-05-10, 07:12 AM
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Views: 1,343
Posted By jclaar

Conditioned Crawl Space-buildingscience.com

I would like to start a discussion on the placement of insulation vs. the ground/wall cover. I've seen several projects where the ground/wall cover is installed up the foundation wall all the way to...
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Posted By jclaar

Bump for answer...................

Bump for answer...................
06-30-09, 05:48 AM
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Views: 1,207
Posted By jclaar

Yeah. I kind of didn't want to say anything. I...

Yeah. I kind of didn't want to say anything. I was embarrased to admit the fact that I never checked the set screws on the RC and RH terminals. I even took the whole unit out and bech tested it. I...
06-29-09, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By jclaar

Okay. Thanks! Now I have to keep typing because...

Okay. Thanks! Now I have to keep typing because my message is too short. WTF
06-29-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,207
Posted By jclaar

Which setting? If you mean 0180, it is "0"....

Which setting? If you mean 0180, it is "0". Conventional gas/oil heat. Equipment controls fan.
06-28-09, 12:36 PM
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Views: 1,207
Posted By jclaar

Honeywell IAQ-No Fan Output

Bought the IAQ off of ebay used. For some reason the G terminal has no output. I've jumped the terminal to R and it works. I've tried it in cool, heat, and just "on". I also tried the installer test...
06-19-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,617
Posted By jclaar

Here's the installation instructions for your air...

Here's the installation instructions for your air handler:

http://www.ncweb.com/~jsbuilders/mbe-mbr%20install
06-18-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,617
Posted By jclaar

You just need to run another wire from your...

You just need to run another wire from your thermostat to your air handler. Also if there's only 3 wires going to your condensor, you'll need another one there too. Connect the Y2 from the thermo to...
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Views: 14,830
Posted By jclaar

Browsing DUCTWORK...

Browsing DUCTWORK (http://www.audubonsupply.com/browse.cfm/2,92.html)
09-04-07, 12:43 PM
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Views: 1,081
Posted By jclaar

Digging out crawl space

I have a block house built in '53. Under the house is a 4 foot crawl space. I was thinking about converting it to a full basement. Anyone have any idea how much to excavate and pour walls and a...
05-30-07, 12:37 PM
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Views: 937
Posted By jclaar

The flapper should stay down when the pump is on....

The flapper should stay down when the pump is on. It's meant to keep the stuuf in the strainer from getting back into the pool when the pump is off. If it looks almost like a waterfall when the pump...
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Views: 1,531
Posted By jclaar

Gettin' there

Well, everything is well underway for the front deck/covered porch. It is really kicking my butt. So far, the only thing I've had help with is digging the footers (two man auger) and holding a couple...
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Posted By jclaar

"Marshy land" That's the understatement of...

"Marshy land"

That's the understatement of the year.
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Posted By jclaar

Lowes.com has a pretty good deck program. You can...

Lowes.com has a pretty good deck program. You can design it around pools, add stairs, etc.

http://www.lowes.com/lowes/lkn?action=pg&p=DesDeck/deckdes_splash.html
03-15-07, 07:26 PM
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Views: 14,975
Posted By jclaar

This would be the ultimate thing to use: ...

This would be the ultimate thing to use:

http://www.vestilmfg.com/products/mhequip/tripod_hoist_stands.htm

BTW, the farm jacks are available from harborfreight.com.
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Views: 1,531
Posted By jclaar

Bumpity bump bump

Bumpity bump bump
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Posted By jclaar

Yeah, I'm up to about $3,200 in materials total....

Yeah, I'm up to about $3,200 in materials total. That includes 6x6 posts and hidden decking fasteners.

Has anyone has their lumber order picked and delivered by Lowe's? I heard someone else on...
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Views: 1,068
Posted By jclaar

That's from my county.

That's from my county.
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Views: 1,068
Posted By jclaar

Yes, I was just wondering if it has to be a...

Yes, I was just wondering if it has to be a seperate footer and pier or can I just pour a 12" by 30" deep pier?
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