Weatherization and Indoor Air Quality
Air sealing is one of the best ways to lower heating-and-cooling bills for many home weatherization programs, and especially so for the federal Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). Most homes receive blower door-guided air sealing to ...
Fresno's Housing Authority keeps energy expenditures low and economic savings high with its new evaporative coolers. [continue reading]
Q. I am trying to find out how much fresh air is required to be introduced to an apartment by means of a forced-air furnace. I understand that the manufacturer ... [continue reading]
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]
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]
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]
A 2015 study, “Impacts of global warming on residential heating and cooling degree-days in the United States,” comparing heating ...
“Why do you need to cool and heat the whole building? Why don’t you cool and heat ...