Ventilation: The Only Way That Passive Vents Will Work

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Ventilation: The Only Way That Passive Vents Will Work

Exhaust-only ventilation is one of the most common strategies for single-family and multifamily buildings alike. In multifamily structures, exhaust is pulled out of the apartments, often in bathrooms and/or kitchens, and fresh air is ...

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