Air supply / Discussions

Slab on Grade for House in Grand Rapids MI - Can I get Prefab form kits & Assistance easily?

...supply a kit and assistance to a local builder? The house will probably have a partial basement but the slab section, ideally with your hot air radiant heat sys...

Posted by Greg Hooks Nov. 20, 2019, 3:35 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

Can a solar thermal air system be coupled to an HRV for heating incoming fresh air?

...air system which would collect heat for the fresh air side of the HVR and on the system's interior air flow after the "heat transfer" box. I also would like t...

Posted by Brian Billings March 21, 2019, 2:53 p.m. Solar thermal collectors 1 Responses

How do you deal with a house under negative pressure?

...air pressure in a home - House Air Tightness - Why Balancing Air Pressure is Essential On air pressure, there is clearly a balance problem with an excess am...

Posted by Connie Taylor April 16, 2020, 1:41 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

Where can I find Natural Interior Paint?

...supply stores, but interior natural paint takes a bit more effort. You can order the components online in a power form that you then mix, here is a page to help...

Posted by Ramana Murty April 2, 2020, 4:45 p.m. Paints, finishes and natural coatings 1 Responses

When I use my stove hood I get smoke odours in my home, is that due to negative pressure and how do I fix it?

...air intake. If the stove hood is moving 400 CFM or more, it may be necessary to have a make up air supply system installed, but first see if the flow can be red...

Posted by Anonymous Dec. 11, 2017, 12:37 p.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

Wood Burning Stove - Do We Need A Cold Air Vent to Safely Operate?

...supply of air for good combustion (which also minimizes the risk of producing carbon monoxide). A fresh air supply for a wood stove also increases the ability t...

Posted by Regina Vigil Feb. 15, 2021, 3:11 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 Responses

What is the CFM and operating temperature on air heated radiant floors?

...air heated radiant floors with electric or water coils . The air flow would be between 450-650CFM for each heater (750-1100m3/hr), the large heater is 8 loops b...

Posted by martin skibba Feb. 28, 2021, 11:49 a.m. Delivery: radiant, forced-air and decentralized 5 Responses

Can basement walls to dry to the inside with foam board?

...air gap, lately I'm reading leave a tiny air gap. Looking for thoughts on these 2 options. Yes, below grade basement walls can only dry to the inside, but I wou...

Posted by Tim Hanrahan Aug. 20, 2020, 12:34 a.m. Basements improvements 6 Responses

What type of framing is best to reduce CO2 emissions in a single family home?

...air heating panels will we know the true performance, but without a doubt it will much lower as the solar panels are expected to supply about 80% of the heat lo...

Posted by Rachel Rodd Sept. 28, 2020, 3:04 p.m. Wood and organic materials 1 Responses

Are your prefab kit homes available in Central Florida?

...supply.

Posted by Johali Mathews Sept. 6, 2021, 3:40 p.m. Architecture and plan design 1 Responses

Why insulate the walls rather than the floor joists in a crawlspace?

...air. Hi i have a small cottage in sothern ontario (Canada) than i am going to rent out for the winter, it was never used in the winter and we have installed a f...

Posted by Ron Monk June 2, 2021, 9:31 p.m. Crawl spaces 3 Responses

Where can i buy hemp batt insulation in Western Canada?

...air quality if you have respiratory issues or chemical sensitivities . We are just finalizing details to supply hemp building products, so there are a couple of...

Posted by Jen Moffat Aug. 14, 2020, 11:14 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 4 Responses

Should I build a basement or slab on grade?

...air heating and cooling system. What is the heating and cooling system installed in the Edelweiss house? 50% off for sure makes it more appealing! Energy modell...

Posted by robert baker March 27, 2020, 6:54 p.m. New foundations and slab-on-grade 9 Responses

Can you install a slab on grade foundation in the Fall and leave it over winter?

...air heated radiant floor by Legalett , so we were also able to heat it immediately, that’s not something you can do with a hydronic floor. I know that their eng...

Posted by Matthew Gioia Sept. 21, 2020, 9:15 p.m. Slab on Grade 1 Responses

What is the payout for converting from gas heat to electric heat?

...air furnace. Heating with electricity is usually a more environmentally friendly option to natural gas, and certainly more so than heating with oil , though s...

Posted by Fred Beaulac Jan. 24, 2020, 10:38 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses