How solar air heaters work / Guides

Condensation on windows in our homes - why is it there? - how to stop it?
Walls and Roofs

Condensation on windows is a pain but is it a problem & how to stop it?

...how rarely Mom’s buy into this as a plan! Interestingly, up to half of the high humidity solution is changing personal habits in the home: Showering - The bathroom is the most humid place in the home, and something as simple as taking a shower releases huge amounts of humidity into the air – the hotter it is and ...

Solar thermal collectors

All about solar thermal collectors

...solar industry is outpacing thermal solar advances and affecting the return on investment. This is not to suggest that the quality and efficiency of solar thermal panels is somehow failing, it’s just that there is a school of thought that says your solar dollars are better invested in purchasing photovoltaic solar pane...

Off-grid leed home
Off-grid and Net-Zero Housing

Off-grid living blog post 5: appliances, mechanical and other systems

...air out of the house while bringing fresh air in. All sorts of gases can build up inside homes, from cooking, off-gassing from materials, even simple human habitation , and these are vented to the outside when bringing in fresh air. Second, an HRV exchanges heat from the venting air with incoming air in a heat exchange...