Improving efficiency, occupant comfort key as building envelopes tighten
While a home may be built with adequate ventilation strategies according to current building codes, performance may vary in the actual installation.
As homebuilders learn to construct tight envelopes, ventilation becomes a bigger part of building a comfortable, high performing home.
As building codes including fresh air ventilation requirements, builders have more choices to meet those mandates.
Energy recovery and heat recovery ventilators are taking their place in the high performance building tool kit.
The latest Proud Green Home will rise in Louisville as part of the sustainable Norton Commons community.
Choosing the right ERV or HRV for a building project doesn't have to be complicated.
Not long ago, whole home balanced ventilation was for high performance custom homes seeking some kind of green certification.
Whole home ventilation isn't restricted to new home construction.
Consumer care of indoor air quality and indoor health will drive the development of HVAC and refrigeration products that are more efficient and sustainable.
Such events provide opportunities for those inside and outside the heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration industries to see the latest technology and what is coming.
The 2015 Greenbuild Unity home, erected in just a few days on the expo floor, was designed to show case the state of the art of affordable high performance home building.
As building codes call for tighter homes, continuous ventilation helps keeps occupants comfortable and saves energy.
As requirements for building envelopes increase, ventilation becomes vital for comfort and durability for a home.
The building science approach to green home certifications such as Passive House require full-time mechanical ventilation to ensure the home has fresh air flow.
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