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Forum: Environmental Issues Today, 08:36 AM
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Posted By montcalm
As I understand it, the foam is only required...

As I understand it, the foam is only required when it's a "+X". They have a footnote in the code that says it must be continuous. There is no such note for the floor so I assume that means you can...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 11:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
So per moorgm's comments, I went back and looked...

So per moorgm's comments, I went back and looked at off-grid with a few concessions:

- Wood primary heat + propane backup
- propane hot water
- propane stove

I adjusted my monthly electric to...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 09:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By montcalm
No way I was carrying that dang dog too! ...

No way I was carrying that dang dog too!
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Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation Yesterday, 07:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,470
Posted By montcalm
Sounds like you two need a hug. So tell us,...

Sounds like you two need a hug. So tell us, what's really on your mind?
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 04:08 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
This whole discussion has prompted me to actually...

This whole discussion has prompted me to actually look into some real plans for my own home. Unfortunately, in NY, due to our taxes and the way our neighborhoods tend to develop wealth, I'm not in a...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 02:42 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
I had calculated an average ~25kWh per day from a...

I had calculated an average ~25kWh per day from a 10kW array in Jan for OF. Sounds like that'd be pretty off for that week. Definitely would have to boost output for off-grid based on weekly...
Forum: ADKHighpeaks Foundation Yesterday, 01:53 PM
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Views: 11,470
Posted By montcalm
I just came to complain about the jets.

I just came to complain about the jets.
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 01:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By montcalm
Not gonna lie, I had to look it up.

Not gonna lie, I had to look it up.
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 01:05 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
The mechanical engineering nerdism in this thread...

The mechanical engineering nerdism in this thread is awesome. I'm thoroughly enjoying this learning experience. Thanks so much for all the input!

I have a TON of comments, but I'm busy and I...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,043
Posted By montcalm
2016 - Wells ...

2016 - Wells
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Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 09:17 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
I get that. I'd assume you'd need to submit...

I get that. I'd assume you'd need to submit drawings for approval before you can acquire a permit.




I see in insulation requirements where they mention R30 for a floor, but I was not clear...
Forum: Environmental Issues Yesterday, 12:01 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
This thread has really taken me a place I wasn't...

This thread has really taken me a place I wasn't expecting. I went from kind of being curious in current energy trends to being a real exercise in understanding the options available, not only for...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-16-2022, 06:57 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
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Forum: Environmental Issues 01-16-2022, 02:20 PM
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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-16-2022, 01:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,043
Posted By montcalm
2016 - what lake? Could be any lake. Does it...

2016 - what lake? Could be any lake. Does it really matter? :cool:
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Forum: Environmental Issues 01-16-2022, 12:15 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
And John - I was thinking about one other...

And John - I was thinking about one other thing...

My current home has 7(!) north facing windows. And 2 west facing. I feel like just reducing that could be a significant gain with no other...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-16-2022, 10:56 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
Also I should add - this whole "net zero" thing...

Also I should add - this whole "net zero" thing is a game of averages. It's the game I'm playing now. But that's not to say you might have a year you're in the hole a few hundred kWh, and another...
Forum: Environmental Issues 01-16-2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,609
Posted By montcalm
All interesting points. I'll see if I can clear...

All interesting points. I'll see if I can clear up some things.

12:12 was chosen mainly as an assumption at this point. I know snow will slide if the surface is slippery enough. I'm not sure...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-15-2022, 02:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By montcalm
A friend of mine's dog, Bear. Yellow lab. He's...

A friend of mine's dog, Bear. Yellow lab. He's a great dog, older and kind of limited in how much he can do, but I've done a few trips with him and he was a pleasure.
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Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 01-15-2022, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By montcalm
Sounds like you found the perfect match rbi......

Sounds like you found the perfect match rbi... not always the case with dogs.


We've had a couple doggos in the past 20 years. First one was a Chihuahua named Burger:
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