More Bad News on Ventilation System Effectiveness
Sometimes the fault lies with HVAC contractors, and sometimes the fault lies with homeowners
Ten Essential Steps to a Pretty Good House
Going above code isn't hard if you do these things
We thought this was going to be a straightforward job, but it turned into a multi-day time-gobbler that taught us a few lessons
A new home won’t perform as designed until all of the equipment has been commissioned by someone who understands the ‘house as a system’ approach
Commissioning Our Heat-Recovery Ventilator
The supply and exhaust airflows of a ducted HRV have to be measured and balanced after installation for the system to function properly
Thou Shalt Commission Thy Ducts!
If you don’t commission new HVAC systems in high-performance homes, you’re gambling with callbacks
Will Minisplits Replace Forced-Air Heating and Cooling Systems?
Using ductless minisplits to cut the Gordion Knot of HVAC system commissioning
Green Building Tip: Test Your HVAC System
Before moving into a new house, ask your contractor to test the furnace, air conditioner, and ventilation system for proper performance
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