Tom Phillips
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Tom Phillips replied to Tom Phillips's discussion Kitchen Ventilation Resources in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Selected updates with new Info: COOKING EMISSIONS & VENTILATION -- UK study of PM emission rates for 4 full meals.  "Using a cooker hood (apparent capture efficiency > 90%) and frying in non-stick pans were found to…"
Apr 8
Tom Phillips replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Brennan: re: CMHC reports: if you don't have any luck, I can track down the big pile of hard copies I collected at CARB (may be in the Cal EPA library, or in my home file storage)."
Mar 28
Tom Phillips replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Hi Dara: thx for the update.  Sounds like you made some progress. CA still has a lot of natural draft and some (illegal) unvented gas log sets, but we are now pushing to decarbonize not only the grid but also (finally) buildings. So there may…"
Mar 26
Tom Phillips replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Dara: thx for the reminder.  As I recall, CMHC funded some studies on this, which you probably did and know well, as would Don Fugler.  Also, Dave Grimrsud et al at U. Minn and Niren Nagda observed and recorded this problem in at least one…"
Mar 26
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Kitchen Ventilation

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
Mar 25
Tom Phillips replied to Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Hi Don:  good questions, as usual. Would be great to routinely get depressurization data --  not hard to do. See my NAPHN 2019 slides near the end for example of P measurements for installed MA system, at ROCIS Range Hood page). re:…"
Mar 25
Tom Phillips liked Don Fugler's discussion Depressurization/make-up air issues
Mar 25
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…"
Feb 7
Dave Taylor liked Tom Phillips's discussion Kitchen Ventilation Resources
Jan 14
Tom Phillips replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"HI Dennis; good point re: PV benefit of load shifting re: waste heat. I was referring to the whole cooling system, which is removing heat from a building.  If the building shell and cooling system are not very efficient, then PV systems are…"
Jan 2
Tom Phillips replied to Tim Kendzia's discussion Cooling effect from solar panels
"re: hard data, I recall seeing at least one study that showed some cooling from PV shade on roof.  Suggest you contact David Sailor's groups at AZ State U. re: their  project: Impacts of Photovoltaic panels on urban climates and…"
Jan 2
Don Fugler replied to Tom Phillips's discussion Kitchen Ventilation Resources in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Here is a light video on kitchen range hood installations as shown in a Tiny House. The information is quite good and Brett Singer helped out. http://homeenergypros.org/video/kitchen-exhaust-guide-to-buying-a-range-hood?xg_source=activity"
Dec 28, 2018
Tom Phillips replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"Certainly did, using my eye & nose sensors. 1) smoke & lingering odors from frying bacon. Visiting family were doing that cooking (we rarely cook bacon).  Good news:  the next time I cooked bacon, I put a lid over the pan, left it…"
Dec 27, 2018
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Home Diagnosis Airs on Public TV January 2019

"Hope they also measure  indoor heat exposure (T, RH or Twet, radiant T) and compare to modeled estimates and overheating guidelines such as CIBSE TM 59 and Passive House."
Dec 20, 2018
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Dec 20, 2018
Tom Phillips replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Good Eating with Reduced Cooking Emissions in the group Kitchen Ventilation
"See list of Easy Ways to Reduce Exposure (and in some cases, toxicity) in the ROCIS Range Hood best practices guide and the NAPHN 18 slide show. Cooking outside also helps keep the house cooler in the summer, but can add to outdoor air pollution and…"
Oct 25, 2018

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At 3:29pm on July 8, 2015, Linda Wigington said…

Tom - 

Would like you to be a member of the Low-cost monitoring group - to do so you need to be Don's or my friend so we can invite you. Easy to reset your password if that is a barrier.

Linda

At 6:29pm on August 15, 2013, Diane Chojnowski said…

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