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 ...
Field inspections of gas ranges and laboratory tests provide the basis for a proposed CO emissions testing protocol. [continue reading]
New aerosol spray technology can allow weatherization crews to seal even tiny duct leaks in places that are difficult to reach using conventional methods. [continue reading]
California’s energy woes have focused new attention on energy-saving technologies long considered underutilized. High on the list is evaporative cooling,which lowers the temperature of air by ... [continue reading]
Reflective roofing represents one of the most significant energy-saving options available to homeowners and builders. [continue reading]
Does your house smell like a sewer? [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 ...