Residential HVAC Mythbusting
Two nagging duct questions answered
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]
Common misconceptions can contribute to a home environment that is too cold, too hot, or too humid. [continue reading]
With metal roofing systems becoming more popular for new construction and retrofits, the Florida Solar Energy Center wanted to learn more about these roofing systems and their effect on thermal performance. [continue reading]
Not all evaporative coolers are created equal. Modern machines operate more efficiently and with much less fuss than the old swamp coolers did. [continue reading]
Ventilation cooling in a well-designed home can make air conditioning obsolete. [continue reading]
A relatively new A/C training system aims to turn A/C technicians into expert diagnosticians. [continue reading]
For A/C technicians, new options exist for testing refrigerant charge levels. [continue reading]
Smart building design and construction professionals know that a building is more than a sum of its parts—it&...
I've had a decades-long love affair with dumb, passive houses. Passive. As in do-nothing. I love the design challenge ...