Safety Measures for Stormy Windows
A version of this article appears in the July/August 2005 issue of Home Energy Magazine.
July 01, 2005
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 will provide a spec with his furnace. However, I would like to know if there is some sort of chart showing how much fresh air to introduce in homes in the state of Washington. If we don’t introduce enough, we run the risk of poor indoor air quality. If we introduce too much fresh air, are we going to decrease the efficiency of the furnace?
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