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Posted in thread: Manual J Question - Number of occupants, multiple floors on 04-27-2012 at 07:27 AM
I'm doing a Manual J calculation (using version 7) for a two-story, with a finished basement,
house. For the number of occupants (for sensible and latent heat gain), the example in the
Manual J book s...
Posted in thread: Place DIY Basement Slab in Sections? on 10-27-2011 at 09:13 AM
If I was to do this job, I would form it up in strips four feet wide to make screeting and
finishing easier, if I wanted to tie new to old I would use maybe two foot wide mesh and I
would form it with...
Posted in thread: Place DIY Basement Slab in Sections? on 10-26-2011 at 12:55 PM
I had a few questions in regards to doing multiple pours for a basement floor (with rebar tying
the sections together).1. If you do multiple pours, do the 'joints' between the sections become
Posted in thread: Has anyone else had a bad experience with web-based construction supply merchants? on 10-07-2011 at 08:14 PM
I'll go first...When is a cardboard box a case?I recently ordered construction window shims
from, Mr. Shims.He sells a kit of shims that contains a variety of sizes and which is described
Posted in thread: Rewiring old house question on 09-21-2010 at 09:30 PM
I would do the following:1. Run a single 14-2 to master bedroom and run the overhead lights for
the closet and bedroom on same circuit. 2. Run a single 14-2 to master bedroom and run to the
Posted in thread: Installation of Tuff-R sheet foam - in-cavity/out cavity? on 10-06-2008 at 05:03 PM
am redoing the plaster walls in a room in my house in New York (I am also opening up the wall
cavities to redo the electrical wiring). I don't expect to find any insulation in my 2x4 walls
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