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Residential ventilation levels

I'm looking for clarification on required ventilation levels in residential settings.  For instance if I have a home that indicates an ach…

Started by Eric Sperline

38 Sep 16, 2012
Reply by Robert Riversong

Knob and Tube

TVA prepared a detailed retrofit manual in the 1970s for its residential retrofit program that led to 1.2 million homes being upgraded. The…

Started by Bob Sullivan

0 Mar 8, 2012

Mechanical Ventilation per ASHRAE 62.2

Hello All, We are working on a project with Habitat and our trying to provide recommendations for ventilation. We would like to see them in…

Started by Stefan Peter-Contesse

5 Mar 6, 2012
Reply by George W. Reynolds

Knob and tube

Wondering what best practices are for attics with ancient knob/tube wiring.  I'm doing the research, so I'm looking for sources (Codes, ASH…

Started by Tom Strumolo

9 Mar 2, 2012
Reply by Chris Stratton

To replace old leaky ducts with new flex ducts or to seal the old with mastic?

A number of home energy pros I'm in discussion with don't think there is much use in keeping old ducts and prefer to replace them with new…

Started by George M. Matthews

9 Jan 18, 2012
Reply by Philip Green

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