Install an exhaust fan in the garage

A fan will keep car exhaust from filtering into the house.
An efficient way to hook up the fan is with a control or timer linked to the opening and closing of the garage door. Be careful not to locate the exhaust hood near any air intakes for the house.

Green Points

LEED for HomesLeadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED for Homes is the residential green building program from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). While this program is primarily designed for and applicable to new home projects, major gut rehabs can qualify. : 1 point for installing a garage exhaust fan that runs continuously or with a timer.
NGBSNational Green Building Standard Based on the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guidelines and passed through ANSI. This standard can be applied to both new homes, remodeling projects, and additions. /ICC-700: 4 points for installing a garage exhaust fan that runs continuously or operates on a timer.

Learn more in the Green Building Encyclopedia

Exhaust Ventilation

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