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Forum: Conservation 10-20-13, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By evel_knievel
Definitely considering a lumber yard, but for...

Definitely considering a lumber yard, but for initial calculations (after lumber yard hours) I can pull prices from the big box websites. Had a frown knowing construction isn't going to start until...
Forum: Conservation 10-19-13, 11:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,674
Posted By evel_knievel
I think I got it if someone could verify. ...

I think I got it if someone could verify.

There are 55 cavities between the exterior studs.
Each cavity is approx 7.68 cubic feet
55 X 7.68-= 422.4 cubic feet total

For dense pack they...
Forum: Conservation 10-19-13, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,674
Posted By evel_knievel
How to figure amount of cellulose needed for dense pack wall?

Oh boy I'm showing my lack of math skills.
I'm having problems trying to nail down a quantity to nail down a price for blown in cellulose.

2X6 walls 2 ft on center 8 foot high.

If I'm figuring...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-18-13, 11:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,760
Posted By evel_knievel
Geesh, just checked my electric bill and I'm at...

Geesh, just checked my electric bill and I'm at the end of my budget billing year. I owe them $714.84. Somehow there has been a significant increase in usage that I can't put my finger on. The budget...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-18-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,760
Posted By evel_knievel
Wow MN Renovator. That's a lot of good info and I...

Wow MN Renovator. That's a lot of good info and I greatly appreciate that.
Obviously I'm no engineer or I wouldn't be here. I've always considered myself DIY savy until I started reading some of the...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-16-13, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,760
Posted By evel_knievel
Thanks Randen. I did some research on wall...

Thanks Randen.
I did some research on wall types and a big factor in this wall construction was that I can get it framed cheaper by a framing crew without too much confusion on their part.
Also...
Forum: Renovations & New Construction 10-16-13, 08:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,760
Posted By evel_knievel
How to heat a passive solar house? Besides the sun! Lol

Hello Eco_folk!!
We are currently debating on building a new house and want to make it as energy efficient as possible(who doesn't). I've done a lot of research so far and pretty much have a good...
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