*  Home Energy Magazine :: Weatherization Ventilation
... there is an excellent opportunity to expand weatherization efforts to more houses and apartments. ... With the recent weatherization funding increase by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), ... including weatherization. Weatherization of older structures with the addition of ventilation will allow for increased energy ... With the recent weatherization funding increase by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), there is an excellent ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine - Ventilation :: ASHRAE in Weatherization
Ventilation: The Only Way That Passive Vents Will Work. By Sean Maxwell. Exhaust-only ventilation is one of the most common ... Click here to read more articles about Ventilation Over the years, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has gone through ... The calculation for whole-house ventilation in a previously occupied building, such as a weatherization house, is the same as ... DOE has mandated that the low-income weatherization program implement a new ventilation standard-one that will probably require ...
  http://homeenergy.org/show/article/magazine/126/page/3/id/1802
*  Home Energy Magazine - Ventilation
As part of its new low-income weatherization program for manufactured housing, the Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) is ... Evaluating Ventilation in Multifamily Buildings. Author: Vicky Hayes and Ian Shapiro-Baruch ... Integrated Heating and Ventilation: Double Duty for Ducts. Author: Mark A. Jackson ... requiring mechanical ventilation in dwellings that receive other standard measures despite the fact that there's no mechanical ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine :: Weatherization Plus Health: The Next Step for WAP
The Weatherization Plus Health initiative is bridging the gap between occupant health and energy efficiency. ... The OC used home repair funding to repair the roof and weatherization funding to upgrade the ventilation in the bathroom. ... We know that weatherization works to reduce energy usage for low-income consumers. By combining weatherization and healthy ... Weatherization Plus Health: The Next Step for WAP. WAP's mission is to reduce energy costs for low-income families by improving ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine - Ventilation
Over the years, the Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) has gone through a number of significant changes, trying to become ... Exhaust-only ventilation is one of the most common strategies for single-family and multifamily buildings alike. In multifamily ... Ventilation: The Only Way That Passive Vents Will Work. Author: Sean Maxwell ... Ever feel like something's missing from your multifamily audit? It could be the ventilation system. [continue reading] ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine :: ASHRAE in Weatherization
Ventilation: The Only Way That Passive Vents Will Work. By Sean Maxwell. Exhaust-only ventilation is one of the most common ... The calculation for whole-house ventilation in a previously occupied building, such as a weatherization house, is the same as ... DOE has mandated that the low-income weatherization program implement a new ventilation standard-one that will probably require ... For example, a 1,200 ft2 home must get at least 12 CFM of continuous ventilation (simply slide the decimal two places to the ...
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*  RADON - Home Gnome Inspections
Remodeling or weatherizing your home can change indoor radon concentrations, so you should re-test after making any ventilation ... weatherization or HVAC modifications. The EPA also recommends that you test your home for radon every 2 years as radon levels ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine :: Moisture and Mobile Home Weatherization
Weatherization can make the problems worse by increasing indoor humidity levels. ... and ventilation of older mobile homes in the Northwest before and after weatherization. One key goal is to determine how ... Many weatherization measures will either directly or indirectly make the house more airtight. These activities include adding ... Until this issue is fully resolved, walls need to be opened and checked for the presence of an EVR before any weatherization ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine - New & Notable
Air Handlers and Carpet Discoloration, The Inefficiency of Ventilation Systems, Showerheads Wash Out, Self-Healing Concrete, ...
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*  Building insulation - Wikipedia
... construction Building Envelope Building performance Deep energy retrofit Weatherization Other Condensation HVAC ventilation Sir ... It does not necessarily deal with issues of adequate ventilation and may or may not affect the level of sound insulation. In a ... On the other hand, some building designs are based on effective cross-ventilation instead of refrigerative air-conditioning to ... The less natural airflow into a building, the more mechanical ventilation will be required to support human comfort. High ...
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*  Weatherization - Wikipedia
Providing proper ventilation to unconditioned spaces to protect a building from the effects of condensation. See Ventilation ... Weatherization has become increasingly high-profile as the cost of home heating has risen. The US Weatherization Assistance ... Weatherization is distinct from building insulation, although building insulation requires weatherization for proper ... The phrase "whole-house weatherization" extends the traditional definition of weatherization to include installation of modern ...
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*  Infiltration (HVAC) - Wikipedia
... ventilation is not used to introduce ventilation air. Instead, natural ventilation, via openable windows and other openings, ... The Weatherization article describes methods for energy savings further. If infiltration is reduced below 0.35 ACH, it is ... Vapor barrier Ventilation (architecture) Natural ventilation Indoor air quality Thermal comfort Sick building syndrome Heating ... Ventilation for Indoor Air Quality, ASHRAE Standard 62-89, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning ...
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*  Passive solar building design - Wikipedia
Filtered energy recovery ventilation systems may be useful to eliminate undesirable humidity, dust, pollen, and microorganisms ... Uncontrolled air infiltration from poor weatherization / weatherstripping / draft-proofing can contribute up to 40% of heat ... Most of the buildings built to the Passive House standard also incorporate an active heat recovery ventilation unit with or ... In most climates, a ventilation system is required in summer months to prevent overheating. Generally, vast overhead ( ...
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*  Blower door - Wikipedia
Use of blower doors in home energy retrofitting and weatherization efforts became known as "house doctoring" by researchers on ... Deru, M.; P. Burns (2003). "Infiltration and natural ventilation model for whole building energy simulation of residential ... Blower door tests are used by building researchers, weatherization crews, home performance contractors, home energy auditors, ... Energy audit Home performance Green retrofit Weatherization Efficient energy use "Blower Door Tests , Department of Energy". ...
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*  Low-energy house - Wikipedia
Weatherization provides more information on increasing building energy efficiency. Passive Houses are required to achieve a ... low levels of air infiltration and heat recovery ventilation to lower heating and cooling energy. They may also use passive ...
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*  Zero-energy building - Wikipedia
With daylighting, variable refrigerant flow HVAC, and displacement ventilation, it is designed to use half of the energy of a ... weatherization), the efficiency of heating, cooling, lighting and other equipment, as well as local climate. These simulations ... They may use heat recovery ventilation, hot water heat recycling, combined heat and power, and absorption chiller units.[ ... ventilation air and shower drain heat exchangers, office machines and computer servers, and body heat to heat the building. ...
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*  Building insulation materials - Wikipedia
Toxic vapors are minimal due to low vapor pressure and what little there is should be removed quickly if adequate ventilation ... By the same token careful weatherization and installation of vapour barriers is required to ensure that the batts perform ... Since the blowing agent is a flammable gas, using large quantities in a short time requires strict attention to ventilation. ... Weatherization Condensation Superinsulation Thermal mass Low-energy building Enovate Energy Saving Trust. "CE71 - Insulation ...
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*  Efficient energy use - Wikipedia
The measures that keep buildings comfortable, lighting, heating, cooling and ventilation, all consume energy. Typically the ... "Weatherization in Austin, Texas". Green Collar Operations. Archived from the original on 2009-08-03. Retrieved 2010-07-16. ...
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*  Glossary of American terms not widely used in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
... or Ventilation) + Air Conditioning; often pronounced "H-vack". (used in technical circles in the UK, where such systems are ... weatherization* weatherproofing of buildings, occasionally used in the UK but would be spelled weatherisation windshield the ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine - Training and Certification
The expansion of goals at the federal, state, and local levels to provide residential weatherization and energy efficiency ... and a stronger Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP). As ... [continue reading] ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine :: Green Dreamin'
Home Energy, the magazine of the home performance industry since 1984, publishes residential energy efficiency, comfort, safety, and green building best practices for remodelers, builders and contractors.
  http://homeenergy.org/show/article/nav/retrofit/id/1793/page/2
*  Home Energy Magazine :: Measuring Window U-Factors with IR Thermometers
Home Energy, the magazine of the home performance industry since 1984, publishes residential energy efficiency, comfort, safety, and green building best practices for remodelers, builders and contractors.
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*  Formaldehyde Testing | Hawk Environmental Services
Our inspection and audit services include full home energy audits with consultation, weatherization confirmation and evaluation ... Ventilation *HRV Installation. *Air Filters *Abatement and Construction Filters. *Commercial and Industrial Systems ...
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*  Home Energy Magazine :: Monitoring Results for the Factor 9 Home
Click here to read more articles about Ventilation The Factor 9 Home is a single-family residence located in Regina, ... The Factor 9 Home has an HRV to provide mechanical ventilation. To assess IAQ, we made short-term measurements of volatile ... Well-sealed residences cannot rely on natural ventilation to dilute the pollutants generated indoors. ...
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