The Unexpected Energy Benefits of Mechanically Vented Crawl Spaces
The debate on how best to treat crawl spaces has gone on for decades, and the building codes regulating crawl space design have constantly evolved. For a long time the entrenched thinking was to rely ...
With residents' health increasingly dependent on a home's indoor air quality, ventilation strategies become more important than ever. [continue reading]
These days, manufacturers are able to produce relatively efficient appliances for people’s homes. It is not uncommon to see A/C units with SEER 14, or furnaces with ... [continue reading]
The motors that drive the fans in air handlers use more power than you might think. [continue reading]
Homemade air flow diagnostic tools get professionally tested. [continue reading]
Ventilation cooling in a well-designed home can make air conditioning obsolete. [continue reading]
While working on my upcoming article about California's owner-builder movement and its connection to today's tiny homes, I reconnected with ...
Although the concept of geothermal energy is one that's been around since Ancient Romans were snap-whipping their buddies with towels ...