Don Fugler
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In many homes, cooking is the largest indoor source of air pollutants. Exposures can be higher in the kitchen compared to other places in the home. We can still enjoy the many benefits of cooking by installing and using range hoods that vent to the outdoors. This group will promote discussion about how to select effective range hoods, strategies to improve the efficiency of existing ventilation systems for kitchen pollutants, and what to do in homes that don’t have ducting already installed…See More
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"I saw an interesting article on cleaning make-up air which referenced the hardware found in hydroponics shops. If you really want an effective carbon filter with a supplemental balancing fan, here is a description of where to find…"
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Don Fugler replied to Don Fugler's discussion Difficult retrofits in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"So here is my first report (after which I will wait until I have multiple trials). I am trying to set a baseline for frying a single onion plus garlic clove in a cast iron fry pan (8 inch bottom diameter) on an electric burner. The kitchen windows…"
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"Don - Hope you are doing well and enjoying life! I am working on an IAQ program for existing homes with the EPA and wondered if I could get you to take a look at a short section on combustion safety.  I think it's covered, but I would…"
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Don Fugler replied to Don Fugler's discussion Difficult retrofits in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"My new Dylos is coming in today. I am going to try and calibrate an onion being fried, as I often start a recipe with frying up a diced onion. I will use the Dylos to record the peak on several frying attempts so that I will have a baseline to…"
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In many homes, cooking is the largest indoor source of air pollutants. Exposures can be higher in the kitchen compared to other places in the home. We can still enjoy the many benefits of cooking by installing and using range hoods that vent to the outdoors. This group will promote discussion about how to select effective range hoods, strategies to improve the efficiency of existing ventilation systems for kitchen pollutants, and what to do in homes that don’t have ducting already installed…See More
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Alice La Pierre commented on Don Fugler's group Kitchen Ventilation
"I volunteer with a non-profit that provides free home repairs for low income seniors and people with disabilities.  One of the most common things we see is bad kitchen ventilation.  By "bad", I mean really, really bad.  In…"
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Tom Phillips replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Luke: re: hood flow rate and make up air recommendations, see my slides from NAPHN 2018 (p. 34  +) and the Tools section (aww Broan's online tool for MA system design), at http://rocis.org/range-hood-tools-and-presentations. 150 CFM might…"
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Don Fugler replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Luke, the depressurization caused by an overpowered fan (e.g. 600 cfm)  in a kitchen cannot be compensated by a relatively small passive duct. The fan is creating a high static pressure to drive the exhaust out of the house. The resulting house…"
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Luke Langhals replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"I've seen both work with success, really it comes down to duct design/placement. It would depend on the location of the supply duct's entry point as well as duct sizing, length, type, etc. One emerging option is a passive opening (with…"
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Don Fugler replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Luke, are you suggesting a passive or powered supply duct?"
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At 11:20am on March 18, 2019, Paul Raymer said…

Don -

Hope you are doing well and enjoying life!

I am working on an IAQ program for existing homes with the EPA and wondered if I could get you to take a look at a short section on combustion safety.  I think it's covered, but I would welcome your input.

Thanks.  Paul

At 9:43am on February 24, 2017, Rana Belshe said…

Don,

I never got a link from you to the low cost particle monitoring group.  Or if I did I don't know where it arrived.  Thanks in Advance,  Rana

At 11:04am on November 15, 2016, Rana Belshe said…

Thanks, Don!

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