Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

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Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

It is not unusual for California to be first and unique. Just one year after the 1973 oil embargo exposed this country’s reliance on foreign oil, California was the first state to implement a ...

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Ventilation in the 2019 California Energy Code

Author: Rick Karg
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June 03, 2019

It is not unusual for California to be first and unique. Just one year after the 1973 oil embargo exposed this country’s reliance on foreign oil, California was the first state to implement a ... [continue reading]

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Ventilation: The Only Way That Passive Vents Will Work

Author: Sean Maxwell
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December 31, 2015

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 ... [continue reading]

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Boiler Survey Data Bonanza

Author: Sean Maxwell
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December 15, 2015

In 2014, Steven Winter Associates (SWA) was asked to review an entire portfolio of very similar buildings with the intention of developing a current inventory of heating equipment and identifying maintenance and capital upgrade priorities. A ... [continue reading]

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The Unexpected Energy Benefits of Mechanically Vented Crawl Spaces

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June 09, 2015

The debate on how best to treat crawl spaces has gone on for decades, and the building codes regulating crawl space design have constantly evolved. For a long time the entrenched thinking was to rely ... [continue reading]

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Kitchen Ventilation

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February 28, 2015

There is an unvented combustion appliance that people use every day that is often ignored [continue reading]

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A/C in the Southeast

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March 01, 2014

Part 1: Challenges of Cooling in Hot-Humid Climates [continue reading]

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Multifamily Ventilation Retrofits for Energy Savings

Author: Sean Maxwell
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November 01, 2012

Ever feel like something's missing from your multifamily audit? It could be the ventilation system. [continue reading]

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ASHRAE in Weatherization

Author: Thom Knoll
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August 28, 2012

Over the years, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has gone through a number of significant changes, trying to become more scientific and technical. There has been frequent controversy, however, about how tight a house should ... [continue reading]

The Environmental Benefits of Restoring Old Homes

Holly Welles

The Environmental Benefits of Restoring Old Homes

The sustainability movement has swept across the construction industry. Green homebuilding has grown in favor because of its health benefits, ...

How Building Managers Can Future-Proof their Buildings

Ivo Grossi

How Building Managers Can Future-Proof their Buildings

In a time when climate change is becoming a familiar topic and living more sustainably is being sought out by ...

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