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What to do with two Lunos system with 2 installed on rocket switches that are working?

...shut off and doesn't switch direction the other works just fine I figured out that unplugging the green wire connector on the troubled lunos will make it change...

Posted by Boot Pendleton July 8, 2020, 4:57 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

Can I regulate my heat/ air exchanger?

...shut off? I have COPD and the air in our house is so dry that it is making my breathing worse. I really don't want to shut it off completely but I have been so ...

Posted by Paula Pearcey March 27, 2021, 6:28 a.m. Ventilation 0 Responses

How do you do Radon mitigation when with insulating and ventilating a crawlspace?

...shut it off and covered the vent when the weather got cold. I don't know if I should continue with trying to encapsulate the crawl space (will it help reduce ...

Posted by Cathy Gaskins Feb. 17, 2021, 3:46 p.m. Radon in Homes - Mitigation 1 Responses

How does a Passive House handle floods?

...shut off valves installed, or include a floor drain in your laundry or mechanical room (See photos below). And air tightness isn’t an issue a...

Posted by Wendy Tsao May 7, 2018, 12:46 p.m. Foundations and Basements 1 Responses

What is the most comfortable heating system for a home?

...shut off for long periods of time letting the house cool down? If that is part of the problem, switching to electronic thermostats may be the best first step to...

Posted by Catharine Jans Dec. 11, 2017, 11:25 a.m. Heating with electricity 1 Responses

How do you lower high radon levels in a basement?

...shut the system off when levels have returned to normal. An experienced HVAC installer can set it so the basement is left pressurized, which helps keep the rado...

Posted by Uma Parekh May 22, 2020, 11:54 a.m. Healthy indoor air quality 1 Responses

How do you stop high condensation in a house?

...shut off when the tank is full and you’re not around to empty it. Is there anything special about your house that can help us solve this with you? It the home...

Posted by Milly Bassier Sept. 27, 2021, 8:56 a.m. Walls and Roofs 1 Responses

Can you leave a Legalett slab in winter in Canada without the heat on?

...shut off the heat and head down to Florida for the winter if your slab has been engineered to have base temperature of 18C or 15C. But since you are a winter ...

Posted by Gamog Cladhaire April 29, 2021, 9:06 a.m. Slab on Grade 3 Responses

What is the best way to insulate the ceiling of my crawl space?

...shut off the water when it is full, where a sump pump will be activated by a rising float. Feel free to email pics to [email protected] Hi , My house is an older...

Posted by Judy Mendel Feb. 17, 2020, 11:10 p.m. Crawl spaces 4 Responses

How can I get rid of moisture between the vapor barrier and the insulation in a basement?

...off or run occasionnaly in summers. Anyway in my case after I cut slits roughly 3" in x shapes every 6 inches or so around all moisture areas and kept ERV off w...

Posted by David Mitchell Aug. 14, 2018, 6:32 p.m. Basements improvements 39 Responses