Ground source heat pumps are one of the ways to heat and cool your home and stay all-electric.
Heating, Cooling, and Ventilation
Matt Hoots inspects the existing HVAC system on the #1920sMakeoverATL deep energy retrofit project only to find a filter that is too small and is the front door for a family of critters!
Aprilaire has both dehumidification AND humidification depending on the time of the year and the climate zone.
Chris Howells with Aprilaire helps demystify air filtration and lets you know what type of filter would be best for your residential HVAC system.
Swidget is a new device that combines a switch or outlet with a sensor. This sensor can help control ventilation devices within the building to make indoor air quality much better.
An ERV is part of a complex HVAC system that manages air temperature, humidity and particulates in our built environment. An ERV is energy-efficient ventilation equipment that brings fresh air into the home while exhausting some of that “bad” or stale air out, in equal measure.
Nikki Kruger from Therma-Stor explains how humidity works, the building science behind humidity control, and how to make your home more comfortable. She covers ALL of the building science factors that affect humidity and explains how each works for your understanding.
Do you know the ideal humidity for your hardwood floors and how to manage humidity to protect your investment? Our experts do, and they’re sharing what they know. Proper humidity is critical for building product condition and durability, just as it’s important for human comfort and health.
Green Builder Matt Hoots interviews Joseph Hillenmeyer with Aprilaire to learn more about whole-house air filtration.
Aprilaire was one of the first companies to successfully create a whole-house dehumidifier. Their current focus is on whole-house comfort, focusing on humidity control, air filtration, and fresh supply.
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