air circulation

February 14, 2017

The Most Crucial Areas of Your Home to Ventilate

You probably use your kitchen and bathroom ventilation fans regularly to help remove cooking smoke, lingering odors and steam. These are obvious and immediate indoor air quality issues. Other indoor air quality issues, such as allergens, germs and VOCs, aren’t as obvious day to day, and may be trapped and proliferating in the rooms you spend the most time. Keep reading to learn about ventilating options to make your home more healthful and comfortable. Bedrooms and Living Rooms The most […]
January 31, 2017

Unsealed Ducts = Wasted Energy and Money

Few home improvement projects offer as many benefits as duct sealing does. Leaking ducts cause high energy bills, poor indoor air quality (IAQ) and may even pose health risks. The U.S. Department of Energy reports that the typical home may lose from 20 to 30 percent of its conditioned air due to ductwork problems, chief among which is leakage. Cuts Energy Costs When ducts run through unconditioned spaces and they leak, that air you’ve paid to condition enters the attic, […]
March 12, 2015

Don’t Believe Everything You Hear About Attic Ventilation

In most homes, only a 1/2-inch thick ceiling separates the carefully controlled environment of your living space from the acute temperatures and humidity in your attic. The comfort level in your rooms below and the efficiency of your HVAC system all rely on proper attic ventilation. Getting ventilation right is a matter of distinguishing between what’s rumored and what’s actually proven. Here are four myths you may have heard about ventilating the attic: The More Ventilation, the Better You can have too much […]
September 8, 2011

Get Ventilation And Energy Savings With Solar Attic Fans

When heat and moisture accumulate inside the attic of your home, the result can be a variety of problems. Warmth and dampness encourage the growth of mold and mildew, which can damage the roof and walls of your attic and destroy insulation. Mold spores can move from your attic down into your home. Heat can also seep down into your home causing your air conditioner to work harder. The solution is increasing the ventilation by increasing airflow and, in the […]