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Inclosed earth tubes

damann321 | Posted in Green Building Techniques on

I’m thinking of installing earth tubes to my new construction home. I live in a very dry climate. Can I have the intake and the exhaust be within the same room. My great room is 40′ x 40′ across. Would it be best to have the intake on one side go vertical 8′ to 12′ down and go across the 40′ span and come up into the home?


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  2. tommay | | #2

    Don't quite understand your intake...but I would say one earth tube intake into the room and one exhaust fan out of the room to pull the conditioned air in and push the hot air out.

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