Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality
Research suggests air sealing can degrade indoor air quality--but also shows that properly implemented mechanical ventilation can reduce these unwanted effects.
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Savings of Smart Thermostats in Humid Heat
Overall measured heating-and-cooling energy savings averaged 9.5% or about 500 kWh a year.
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Radon is easily measured and mitigated, making it a potential add-on service for a home performance contractor.
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