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Quiet and Efficient Vent Fans

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March 02, 2006

        According to the Home Ventilating Institute (HVI), the humidity level in a bathroom during a bath or shower “is like that in a tropical rain forest—uncomfortable, ... [continue reading]

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Ventilating Small Chicago Homes

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January 01, 2006

Because the affordable Chicago homes are airtight, builders were especially concerned with providing adequate ventilation and good indoor air quality. [continue reading]

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Ventilation Standards at Work

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November 01, 2005

There was a time when it seemed unlikely that Wisconsin housing could be too tight, but times have changed. [continue reading]

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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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Ventilating Ontario

Author: Don Fugler
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January 01, 2005

        Since 1990, mechanical ventilation systems have been mandated in the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC), as new Canadian houses are generally too tight to rely on incidental air leakage ... [continue reading]

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Preventing Particle Penetration

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March 01, 2004

With residents' health increasingly dependent on a home's indoor air quality, ventilation strategies become more important than ever. [continue reading]

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Clean Breathing in Production Homes

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May 01, 2001

For the best ventilation performance, whole-house air distribution is key. [continue reading]

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Reexaming Roof Ventilation

Author: Tony Woods
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November 01, 2000

A new business opportunity is being created in cold-climate areas, as roofers work with home performance contractors to address issues of liability, technical rethinking, and customer service. [continue reading]

New Brochure From Independent Rating Agency Shows How To  Evaluate Window Films

Steve Capoccia

New Brochure From Independent Rating Agency Shows How To Evaluate Window Films

Homeowners may continue to enjoy their single pane glass windows and gain energy efficient advantages for up to 80% ...

Taming the Other Energy Hog Lurking in the Basement

Joanna Mauer

Taming the Other Energy Hog Lurking in the Basement

Last summer, DOE issued new efficiency standards for furnace fans, which are a little-known energy hog that may be lurking ...

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