Ventilation contractor / Discussions

Can you recommend an HVAC contractor in Vancouver?

...contractor in Vancouver but none of them seem to have knowledge like you. Can you recommend someone? I suggest contacting Hilltop Plumbing/Ocean Park Plumbing A...

Posted by Jennifer Smith March 18, 2019, 5:58 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What should I be looking for in a heat recovery ventilator?

...ventilation job or one done by an overly-confident but inexperienced general contractor will lead to either pressurization or depressurization of the home, too ...

Posted by Adam Y. Dec. 11, 2017, 1:07 p.m. HRV and ERV 1 Responses

What causes moisture on a ceiling in winter?

...Contractor says there’s enough insulation in the attic. There’s wood siding on 3 sides & brick on the front of the house. I want to put metal siding over the wo...

Posted by Cheri Banet Jan. 23, 2020, 10:22 p.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

Why is there fost on underside of roof deck in overhang?

...ventilation in the soffit (perforated metal strips used in wood soffits) would probably create enough ventilation to prevent the air from hitting the dew point....

Posted by George Paul March 23, 2020, 12:10 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 2 Responses

How do you insulated a crawlspace with dirt floor?

...contractor there anyway. We would recommend you look for an installer than has switched to the new spray foam blowing agents that have lower greenhouse gas emis...

Posted by sal Bellicoso Oct. 30, 2019, 4:56 p.m. Crawl spaces 1 Responses

What is the optimal setup for mechanical systems for slab on grade?

...contractor and I must admit I'm feeling pretty guilty about the up to code builds I've done with essentially zero thought to energy efficiency! A lot of clients...

Posted by Dave Nuttall July 6, 2019, 9:42 a.m. Mechanical systems 1 Responses

How do you deal with a house under negative pressure?

...ventilation in your home, would be to have an HVAC contractor come and look, and likely balance the system. Either way, when you supply air to a room with a clo...

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

I have chronic illness from the air quality of my home, can you help determine if I need to replace the HVAC system?

...contractor come in and they didn’t offer you solutions, then call another, however, that first person may have been correct in diagnosing the fix to your proble...

Posted by Niki Harrison Sept. 6, 2019, 4:32 p.m. HRV and ERV 2 Responses

What are the most cost-effective green building strategies in new home construction?

...contractors. I don't think I can convince my partner to go full-on passive, but I believe I can convince them to put money into the house early if it will pay o...

Posted by M T Nov. 4, 2019, 11:07 a.m. Concept and design 3 Responses

How do I find a green builder in my region?

...ventilation, durability, etc, so you are armed with a bit of info when you make calls. I would say that you are best off with a builder that respects your goals...

Posted by Marie Isakower July 26, 2018, 8:12 a.m. How to Find Qualified Green Building Professionals 3 Responses