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base·ment

(bās'ment),
1. Synonym(s): base (1)
2. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it.

base·ment

(bās'mĕnt)
1. Synonym(s): base (1) .
2. A cavity or space partly or completely separated from a larger space above it.
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The results from modeling an increase in the insulation in the ceiling (between the living space and the attic), and in the crawlspace are shown in Table 1.
About 20 years ago, I tried to publish a paper on the benefits of installing a crawlspace groundcover, and a reviewer hacked it by saying we don't build houses without them.
If you cut off the moisture supply to the crawlspace air, the dehumidifier won't have to run all of the time.
In December 2003, two contractors had onset of hoarseness and rapid heart rate while at the crawlspace entrance.
Future plans for this web resource include educational and user awareness guides that focus on crawlspace encapsulation for residences and businesses in the Marietta area.
Officer Daniel Hemingway said he saw the tip of work boots and jeans in a crawlspace entrance, and found Mr.
The temperature of the ground surface in the crawlspace we already know to be pretty much the average annual ambient air temperature for that location (Figure 4).
The factory installation of crawlspace air-source heat pumps in energy-efficient manufactured housing may help overcome some of the commissioning and first-cost challenges associated with site-installed heat pumps.
So, if you have a return grille in the floor of your home, the return air is being sucked into your house from the basement, crawlspace, or attic.
The primary concerns in a retrofit situation are to ensure (1) that closing the vents does not introduce a combustion safety hazard (are there any appliances that are using air from the existing crawlspace for combustion?
Q Drops of water collect on the pipes and concrete walls in the crawlspace under my house.
When I'm on the upper floor, I can hear them thumping around in the walls and the crawlspace.