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#Home #Energy [Article] HVAC Contractors: How to Set Up a Home Performance Vehicle

HVAC contractors would do well to add insulation and air sealing to their business. They have the advantage of working in some of the same spaces as insulation and air-sealing contractors—in attics and basements, for example—so they know the territory. But the tools of the trade change when you work on the building envelope rather than on the systems, and so your vehicle setup changes too. (See “Inventory” for a complete list of the tools and materials you will need.) In this article, I discuss setting up a home performance (HP) vehicle to install cellulose and to install glass insulation. These are the first choice for most retrofit work, although spray foam has its place, as I explain below.

Full article: http://www.homeenergy.org/show/article/nav/hvac/id/2053

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