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MBPA Forum | Fall 2011

Weatherizing Story & 1/2 Attics: MBPA Forum 4.1 from MN Building Performance Assn on Vimeo.

The Minnesota Building Performance Association's Fall 2011 energy forum: “Story and ½: Hot or Not? Various Retrofit Treatments for Complicated Attic Spaces.”
The first presenter, Greg Seelen of Seelen Advanced Weatherization, shared his approaches to insulation and moisture control that maximize the savings-to-investment ratio (SIR) and minimize disruption to the homeowner.

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Weatherizing Story & 1/2 Attics: MBPA forum 4.2 from MN Building Performance Assn on Vimeo.

The Minnesota Building Performance Association's Fall 2011 energy forum: “Story and ½: Hot or Not? Various Retrofit Treatments for Complicated Attic Spaces.”
The second presentation, by Rick Wheeler and Isaac Wheeler (of SustainMax Energy Conservation), is a case study of an interior gut rehab. The client wanted to fix an ice dam issue and improve energy efficiency without spending much money.

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Weatherizing Story & 1/2 Attics: MBPA Forum 4.3 from MN Building Performance Assn on Vimeo.

The Minnesota Building Performance Association's Fall 2011 energy forum: “Story and ½: Hot or Not? Various Retrofit Treatments for Complicated Attic Spaces.”
The final presenter, Steve Schirber (of Cocoon Solutions), shares his experience with an exterior retrofit, a challenging and labor-intensive roof overlay.

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Weatherizing Story & 1/2 Attics: MBPA Forum 4.4 from MN Building Performance Assn on Vimeo.

This is an open discussion between weatherization professionals at the Minnesota Building Performance Association's Fall 2011 Energy Forum. The discussion comes after three training sessions about different approaches to weatherizing complex attic spaces in story-and-a-half homes. (see videos 4.1-4.3 for the training sessions themselves)
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Video by Cully Gallagher, www.cullygallagher.com

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