The Search for Thermal Comfort
In the beginning there was woman and man, naked; I assume. The body’s core temperature is stable at about 98 °F. In an outdoor environment with a temperature between 65 to 102 °F, a ...
The building performance and HVAC industries are destined to interact in the marketplace, since they both work for and with millions of American homeowners and businesses. The two industries share important common ground in that ... [continue reading]
We’re all engaged in the business of education, whether we recognize it or not. Every time we speak or write, after all, we’re hoping to educate others about our knowledge and ... [continue reading]
As a way to get away from e-mail and blog posts, I’ve been a longtime fan of remote wilderness backpacking, especially in the Grand Canyon. This past fall, I took a trip that ... [continue reading]
Remember ET’s finger? That could be seen as an advanced version of a borescope—ET could touch things and cure them. The borescopes I am describing here are cameras with illumination on ... [continue reading]
Consider turning attic fans on when checking for the worst case CAZ depressurization. [continue reading]
Space conditioning is the biggest piece of the residential energy pie, and thermal shell improvement is a homeowner's best opportunity ...
Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...