Max Sherman is a senior scientist in the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a frequent contributor to Home Energy.
Finally, a duct leakage measurement that HVAC contractors might even love. [continue reading]
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As we make homes tighter, we need to provide ventilation, which costs energy. One way to reduce the energy impact of that ventilation is to use an air-to-air heat recovery system. A heat recovery ventilator (... [continue reading]
As a residential energy auditor for a western New York utility, and with several hundred audits completed, it has become obvious to me where the greatest energy savings potential exists. [continue reading]
Most duct leakage could be prevented with proper duct sealing. But field examinations often find seals failing over time. [continue reading]
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