As mechanical ventilation becomes a larger part of the high performance home building strategies, you'll hear a lot of talk about whole-house fan, whole-house comfort systems and so on. What does it all mean?
Indoor air quality is an important health consideration for homeowners. With several options claiming to provide clean and healthy air choosing the right approach can be confusing.
Back in 2013, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory conducted groundbreaking research into kitchen pollution and how range hoods perform in removing pollutants.
One of the major challenges in renovating the historic Chicago Motor Club was selecting an HVAC system that could withstand Chicago's winters and preserve the historic character of the building.
If you’ve ever rented out or sold a property (or gone on a job interview, met your date’s parents, etc. etc.) you know first impressions count. That’s one of those old sayings that live on as absolutes.
What do a boiling pot of pasta, firewood, houseplants, and a hot shower all have in common? They all add moisture to your home’s interior. And, while some humidity in the home is good, excessive moisture can be uncomfortable.
Indoor air quality, specifically the health risks associated with pollutants we’re exposed to in our homes, is a quality of life issue. Two common ways to improve air quality are air filtration and air ionization.
New active building materials can help make homes safer and more comfortable by directly affecting the environment.
Mini split ductless heating and cooling systems are taking a bigger share of the market as homeowners look for flexibility and efficiency.
Real estate professionals will tell you freshening up a home for resale is a good idea. They’ll give you good advice on de-cluttering, removing personal photos and generally making it easier for prospective buyers to imagine themselves being happy in their new home.