Depressurize / Discussions

Can you put a fireplace in a hyper sealed plastic wrapped A rated home?

...depressurize the home. We can’t advise you too much on anything related to rocket stoves for safety reasons, but I would propose you look into having a direct a...

Posted by Kerry Forides Sept. 24, 2020, 2:46 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 2 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?

...depressurize a house with ventilation fans, that deficit will need to be made up somehow. Air will enter through doors, windows and leaks in the walls. That wou...

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

Is it possible to reconcile installing a wood stove in a airtight, super-insulated house?

...depressurize your home every time you start a fire. It will also be hard to light, and in combination with a bathroom fan or stove hood operating, it may fill y...

Posted by rick seward Dec. 23, 2018, 2:49 p.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 1 Responses

How do you stop wood stove smoke from entering a home?

...depressurize the house and will draw air and smoke from the fire. You could also open a window on the main floor when you do it, that may help by offering a som...

Posted by Don Leaver March 24, 2020, 10:49 a.m. Wood stove and biomass heat 4 Responses