Natural air conditioning / Discussions

Do I need ceiling fans if I have an HRV?

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 ceili...

Posted by S McIntyre April 2, 2019, 10:01 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

What are your thoughts about incorporating natural ventilation techniques into the heating/cooling/ventilation design of a house?

...natural ventilation’ that is going to warm your house on a freezing cold night. As for air conditioning, yes natural ventilation could feasibly allow you to r...

Posted by dean c Jan. 18, 2020, 3:51 p.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

Is installing a venting skylight to release hot air from my a home a good idea?

...air escape in an effort to reduce the burden of your air conditioning system, those savings may well be negated by higher heating bills as well as direct sunlig...

Posted by Fred Velsen Aug. 28, 2021, 11:10 a.m. Ventilation 1 Responses

What does it take to get a water heater air-conditioner and heater mini-split?

...air source heat pump as well as an air to water heat pump water heater? Increased efficiency with an air source heat pump and heat pump water heater working i...

Posted by Réal Paquin May 28, 2020, 12:44 p.m. Heat pumps, geothermal and AC 1 Responses

What is the best type of home heating system?

...natural gas , 25% with electricity . In Canada, 47% of homes are heated with natural gas, and 37% are heated with electricity. The rest are a mix of wood, pelle...

Posted by Jennifer Doll Jan. 20, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Heating and cooling 3 Responses