Getting Some Shade

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Getting Some Shade

You’re uncomfortable. You feel streaks of sweat starting to inch down your forehead, back, and neck. The sun is relentless. Frantically, you look around for relief. The only thing in sight is a ...

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Make Room for the Caddy

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March 01, 2005

Since homes continue to be built with attached garages - with no change in sight - builders and contractors need to understand how to minimize the risk of CO poisoning. [continue reading]

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Thinking Ahead to a Humid Summer

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March 01, 2005

Q. I recently read that a variable speed, two stage air conditioner can maintain 50% relative humidity (RH) even when the latent load is 60% of the total load.Would this really work?      &... [continue reading]

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Retrofitting Residential HVAC Systems

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January 01, 2005

In this case study, we show how DOE's Best Practices Guide For Residential HVAC Retrofits works - as well as some of the installation practice and building code official problems that can arise. [continue reading]

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Creating Heat and Light

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January 01, 2005

A Canadian program tests the efficiency and future potential of residential combined heat and power systems at its residential building test center. [continue reading]

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Concrete Software

Author: John Gajda
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January 01, 2005

       The number of concrete homes is growing, and now there is software available to correctly size HVAC equipment in these homes. In 1993, the above-grade concrete wall market for single-family detached ... [continue reading]

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What's Up with Duct Tape?

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November 01, 2004

New tests for duct tape include testing the strapping that holds duct connections together and testing the longevity of duct sealants. [continue reading]

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Energy supplies and efficiency in new home construction took an interesting turn when researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) ...

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