08 May '13, 1am

Green Building Q&A: What to do about undersized Marvin Ultimate custom-sized insert double-hung windows instal...

After reading all of the FH and GBA articles I could, I elected to order Marvin Ultimate custom-sized insert double-hung windows for my 1910 brick row house with a flat roof since I had limited options to improve the energy efficiency and comfort without disturbing the plaster or reroofing. My storms didn't help much and I vowed not to put up plastic another year. During the selection process, I asked the lumber yard/sole Pgh distrbutor sales rep if the windows would be sealed/insulated between the old and new frame with spray foam, since FH says that it is essential. I was suspicious, since the VOC fumes were so bad I couldn't sleep at home for a week after the installation. I also felt like there were drafts around the windows. When I asked the sales rep to confirm spray foam was used, he said he did. However, given the persistent odors, I removed the trim on a few of th...

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greenbuildingadvisor.com 13 May '13, 5pm

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(1) All opinions and thoughts reflected in this blog are mine and mine alone. They do not represent the opinions of other ...