Oxygen intake for a highly airtight home
Hi. I just discovered this community, and am I glad! I have been wondering about the oxygen supply for my Energy Star house.
I recently discovered a mold problem at my house with white mold on my furniture. My mold remediation company started to run a dehumidifier along with my AC with all my windows closed to prepare for their cleaning. That makes sense to lower the indoor humidity because I live in Atlanta where we have a very muggy summer. But I am concerned about the lack of fresh air intake while running a dehumidifier. I am planning to use a dehumidifier as a permanent solution for lowering indoor humidity. I don’t have an active ventilation system, just exhaust fans in the bathrooms and the kitchen. This is a 2000-sqft. house with one person, one cat, one fish, a computer and plants. Is there a danger of depleted oxygen in the house for that solution with closed windows all summer? Thank you in advance for your comments.
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