Tim Marlett posted a discussion
Was asked to trouble shoot a mold issue in a Kneewall assembly.  When I arrived there was a damp and hot (+120) kneewall assembly that had no ventilation.  We corrected the mold issue by installing the proper ventilation to the assembly BUT now the…
Jun 10, 2013
Tim Marlett posted discussions
Aug 23, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Meth Labs
"Single family, rural homes, are my clients.  Mostly owner occupied.  BUT I better understand the health and safety approach to the subject, Thank You."
Jul 26, 2012
Tim Marlett posted a discussion
My friend does home inspections for Section 8 Housing.  In a short 30 second conversation in passing, he opened my eyes to a potential problem I have been faced with before, but was uneducated about the subject, and now I want to learn. Meth Labs,…
Jul 23, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Type V Residential Fireblocks - One part FOAM
"Thank you for your input, and the clarification."
Jun 18, 2012
Tim Marlett posted a discussion
Was just looking for some input on different techniques for ensuring a permanent seal between a block foundation wall, and a 6 mil. poly barrier resting on a dirt crawlspace floor?  If one could referrence specific products that would aide also. …
Jun 4, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Type V Residential Fireblocks - One part FOAM
"Very Much Thank You
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May 31, 2012
Tim Marlett posted a discussion
I am concerned that HandiFoam, and other Fireblocks rated to Type V Residential Fireblocks are being used as high temp silicone caulk. I spoke with Becky at Customer Service for Handifoam (Fomo Products).  POLYURETHANE FOAM (Fireblock) is NOT RATED…
May 30, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Thomas Price's discussion Multi Family Auditing
"Anybody can use a blower door to tell you something you already know.  The good ones can use the tool to gain an understanding of things they didn't already know.
 
Ive followed this thread through the last 20 posts.  These two sentences SAY IT ALL…"
May 10, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor
"This sounds the difference between Pressure Boundary and Thermal Boundary.  Anyone who has lived in a mobile home can attest.
 
If you take a shoe box (mobile home), and wrap it in plastic (what they do), you have an outstanding pressure barrier,…"
Apr 27, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor
"Thank you for your input
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Apr 20, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor
"Thank you for your input"
Apr 20, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor
"Thank you for your input
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Apr 20, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to Tim Marlett's discussion Building Airflow Standards and the Average Contractor
"Thank you for your input"
Apr 20, 2012
Tim Marlett posted a discussion
Im running into some common issues in NYS that seem to keep coming up, and I am looking for feedback from others.  It is often noticed in my travels that a contractor will identify a target CFM50, and then work only to achieve that goal. BPI's…
Apr 19, 2012
Tim Marlett replied to randy tolowski's discussion Background checks
"       Personally, I have turned away many potential employees, who may have changed the tide of thier life, but still maintained past criminal histories.  I wish them well in thier search, but they are not the perfect fit for my ideals.  The last…"
Apr 19, 2012
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