New Fan Technology Battles Ventilation Problems Plaguing Home Builders
As building envelopes become tighter, ventilation takes on new importance in high performance homes.
While a home may be built with adequate ventilation strategies according to current building codes, performance may vary in the actual installation.
Building professionals that participated in the home ventilation summit at the 2017 Energy & Environmental Building Alliance High Performance Home Summit discussed this and other ventilation issues facing builders.
Jim Shelton, vice president, Eco Products for Panasonic Eco Solutions North America, talked to ProudGreenHome.com about this challenge facing the industry, and some of the technology that's becoming available to ensure that homes have ventilation that actually delivers the airflow that it's designed to put out for the home.
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