Basement Whodunit

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Basement Whodunit

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 ...

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HVAC System Pressure Relief

July 01, 2006

Correcting pressure imbalances in your HVAC system can result in a healthier, more efficient home. [continue reading]

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Moisture, Leaks, and Pressures in Mobile Homes

Author: Cal Steiner
BPI CE
March 02, 2006

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]

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Wet Georgia Crawlspace

Author: Iain Walker
January 01, 2006

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]

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Home Performance Meets Green Renovation

November 01, 2005

The EarthCraft House Renovation program gives existing homes the green treatment. [continue reading]

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Toxic Mold

Author: Iain Walker
January 01, 2005

                      Q.We just moved into a brand-new house in April, and paid more than twice what we paid ... [continue reading]

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Remediating Mold: A Clip-Out Checklist for Building Professionals

Author: Gloria Fultz
July 01, 2002

        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]

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Dry Notes from the Underground

Author: Don Fugler
March 01, 2002

Research shows that homeowners invite mold growth and serious health risks with a finished basement that has moisture problems. [continue reading]

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Moisture Problems in Manufactured Housing

Author: Neil Moyer
March 01, 2002

Manufactured homes are affordable to many. A study points the way to making them healthy by dealing with moisture problems. [continue reading]

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