Hello, Home Energy readers. You may remember my story from a previous issue (“Adventures in Radon and Moisture Mitigation,” HE July/Aug ’14, p. 20). I’m the architect-turned-academic who introduced deadly radon ...
Correcting pressure imbalances in your HVAC system can result in a healthier, more efficient home. [continue reading]
The first challenge is to determine whether the problem is moisture condensing in the ceiling, or a roof leak, or both. To find out, look for penetrations in surfaces. [continue reading]
Wet Georgia Crawlspace Q. I have too much moisture in the crawlspace of my 1971 single-level brick home in west central Georgia. Can you recommend a method to lower the moisture ... [continue reading]
The EarthCraft House Renovation program gives existing homes the green treatment. [continue reading]
Q.We just moved into a brand-new house in April, and paid more than twice what we paid ... [continue reading]
Diagnosing and remedying mold and moisture problems requires good detective skills, proper safety precautions, and a working knowledge of the best practices for mold cleanup and building rehabilitation. Before ... [continue reading]
Research shows that homeowners invite mold growth and serious health risks with a finished basement that has moisture problems. [continue reading]
Wrong question. The right question is what can we do to help builders design and construct more perfect walls without ...
It’s become more apparent over the last five to ten years that the amount of energy we’...