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by Martin Muller
March 14th, 2012, 9:21 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Mission, Goals, Objectives & Principles (final)
Replies: 19
Views: 10108

Re: Mission, Goals, Objectives & Principles (draft)

I like your edits, John. Stressing the aluminum and glass (both energy intensive) is perfect.
Thank you.
by Martin Muller
March 13th, 2012, 11:23 pm
Forum: Introduction
Topic: Mission, Goals, Objectives & Principles (final)
Replies: 19
Views: 10108

Re: Mission, Goals, Objectives & Principles (draft)

I know I'm pretty late with all my comments, but better late then never...... With regards to: 5. Preserving and retaining existing windows is sustainable and environmentally friendly. It eliminates adding materials to landfills and prevents the use of other less environmentally friendly materials s...
by Martin Muller
March 12th, 2012, 11:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heresy
Replies: 6
Views: 4405

Re: Heresy

Bill,

Many thanks for your detailed answers to my questions.
I will study them in more detail when I have more time this coming weekend.
If I have more questions I will be certain to ask.

Martin
by Martin Muller
March 11th, 2012, 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Heresy
Replies: 6
Views: 4405

Re: Heresy

Bill, I took a look at you "Magnum" product. Very interesting. Congratulations for "thinking outside the box." I have a few questions. And rather than posting them on your website, I figured I would post them here, so all participants here can partake in the discussion. I hope th...
by Martin Muller
March 1st, 2012, 2:05 am
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Repair Decayed Lower Jamb Joint
Replies: 31
Views: 11924

Re: Repair Decayed Lower Jamb Joint

When the bottom of the jamb is severely decayed I typically resort to a wood block inside the pocket space, screwed to the sill. The jamb is then fastened to the same block (recessed screws through the jamb above the decayed area), securing the sill and jamb to one another. Then the decayed bottom o...
by Martin Muller
March 1st, 2012, 1:56 am
Forum: Woodwork
Topic: Renew Sill, contemporary (final).
Replies: 10
Views: 6137

Re: Renew Sill (draft)

Instead of: Materials: • Wood: Black Walnut, Mahogany, or Spanish Cedar Can the standard simply state to use the same wood species as original? I'm not talking old growth versus second growth (interesting but besides the point here). Here in the Pacific Northwest most older windows were built using ...
by Martin Muller
February 29th, 2012, 11:42 am
Forum: Weatherization & Energy
Topic: Ribbed Metal Weatherstrip (final)
Replies: 13
Views: 7235

Re: Metal Interlocking Weatherstrip (draft)

Thoughts on Metal Interlocking Weather-stripping (draft) portion of “The Standards Document.” By Martin Muller My compliments on including the “traditional” metal interlocking weather-stripping in the proposed standards document. The following thoughts are based on my experience (15 years) with meta...

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