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Ten Tips for Controlling Moisture Levels in Your Home

By Jeffrey C. May —

Mold can pose serious health risks – especially for people with allergies and asthma. The key to controlling mold growth is reducing moisture, whether from leaks, high humidity or variations in temperature in your home.

Below are ten tips to help you keep…

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Added by Bob Krell on May 19, 2018 at 8:04pm — No Comments

   The humidity levels in your home can actually play a large role in the health of you and your family. Ideally you will want to maintain the humidity between 40 and 60 percent. Anything above 60 pe…

   The humidity levels in your home can actually play a large role in the health of you and your family. Ideally you will want to maintain the humidity between 40 and 60 percent. Anything above 60 percent can lead to increase sickness, increase allergies, increase chemical reactions, and much more.

   One of the harmfuly effects of high humidity is the increase spreading of airborne sickness throughout your home. This is due to the fact that higher humidity leads to a higher survival…

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Added by Kit Yturralde on April 27, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

"Moisture Control Guidance for Building Design, Construction, and Maintenance"- new free guide from EPA

This is a great free resource for building pros everywhere- to hear the interview about its creation, check out the latest Building Performance Podcast with my hero Lew Harriman and his co-conspirator Terry Brennan:

http://buildingperformancepodcast.com/how-to-walk-on-water-the-epas-new-guidance-for-moisture-control



To download the guide,…

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Added by Corbett Lunsford on July 7, 2014 at 7:19pm — No Comments

Designing for High Performance: Slab-On-Grade, Part I – Controlling Moisture Flow

We’re just a few weeks away from a computer generated, self-guided interactive virtual tour of the Serenbe Residence near Atlanta, Georgia (Climate Zone 3a). We’re using REVIT software to generate the 3D model, then  …

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Added by Chris Laumer-Giddens on August 13, 2012 at 7:00am — 6 Comments

How our first heat wave of summer can help you understand your home

DETROIT (WWJ) - Just ahead of the official start of summer (June 20), Metro Detroit is expecting a couple of days with near record-high temperatures.

“By dinner time Tuesday, 6 p.m., we’re still looking at 91 degrees in Metro Detroit with high humidity levels,” he said.

We have record heat coming for the next couple days around Metro Detroit. Air conditioners will be on full blast and people will be roasting in their 2nd story bedrooms at night.…

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Added by Adam Duke on June 21, 2012 at 10:14am — No Comments

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