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Wrong – Whole house fan installed with holes in surrounding platform that need to be air sealed
Wrong – Whole house fan installed without an insulated cover
Wrong – Wind baffle installation will not allow insulation over the top plate
Wrong – Window does not meet ENERGY STAR requirements
Wrong – Window has additional non-structural king stud
Wrong- A tie strap should not be used over the duct outer liner because it can compress the insulation. Tuck in the fibrous insulation and seal the outer liner to the connecting duct with mastic or foil tape (Steven Winter Associates 2013).
Wrong--No insulation installed behind fireplace
Wrong: Blown insulation does not stick to raised duct chases
Wrong – Insulation not fully enclosing duct chase
Z flashing is installed behind the rigid foam and metal lathe that goes behind the stucco siding to protect the transition between the wall sheathing and the exterior foundation insulation.