I have high ceilings and I will be adding an addition this summer with normal height ceilings and a new stairwell to the basement. Should I arrange for a ceiling fan in the older part with high ceilings or will it be redundant with HRV connected throughout?
- Mechanical systems
- Indoor air quality
- Passive heating and cooling
- Passive cooling
- Ceiling fans
- Home ventilation
- Natural air conditioning.
- Stack effect
- Air conditioning
- Natural ventilation
Can you use a vapour retarder paint on the ceiling instead of using a poly vapour barrier?
Posted by Anwas Qwelten June 8, 2019, 3:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 2 Responses
Does a low radon air reading necessarily = low radon in well water?
Posted by Steve Bull Jan. 4, 2020, 1:45 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 3 Responses
What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?
Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
What is the best way to make a row house in Montreal Quebec more energy efficient?
Posted by Elizabeth Brown Feb. 26, 2019, 9:09 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
How can I solve a moisture problem in attic from 1941 home?
Posted by Rachel Katz June 8, 2019, 4:06 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 0 Responses
Can you Insulate a Cinder block basement foundation with Rockwool?
Posted by Victor B June 19, 2019, 11:41 p.m. Basements improvements 5 Responses
What should I be looking for in a heat recovery ventilator?
Posted by Adam Y. Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses
Is it normal that condensation forms on the windows of my new home?
Posted by Kevin Newman April 19, 2017, 10:30 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses
What is the best option for building our next resilient home?
Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses
How do you fix high humidity levels in a basement?
Posted by JR Tadinac Aug. 21, 2019, 11:26 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 3 Responses
Will I save energy by lowering my thermostat at night?
Posted by Ryan Peterson May 1, 2018, 11:51 a.m. Heating and cooling 4 Responses
What is the payout for converting from gas heat to electric heat?
Posted by Fred Beaulac Jan. 24, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses
Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?
Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses
My door lock keeps freezing to the point I can’t open it, any idea why this would happen?
Posted by AJ Nov. 13, 2016, 1:15 p.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses
What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?
Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses
If a passive house is designed well is it worth the extra cost for Low E window coatings?
Posted by Joe Van Kuren June 7, 2019, 8:37 p.m. Passive solar home design 1 Responses
What is the best way to reduce humidity in a basement?
Posted by Frank Cooper Oct. 17, 2019, 10:45 p.m. Basements improvements 2 Responses
What is the best way to insulate a home from the outside?
Posted by Sylvie Gagnon Dec. 12, 2017, 11:58 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses
What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?
Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 2 Responses