We’ve all seen the studies: Our Indoor Air Quality is terrible! It’s KILLING MILLIONS!! The problem with these studies is that if you’re like me you thought; “great, another scare tactic.” Or “it’s really only a problem in Asia.” Or of course, “Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) may be a problem in someone else’s house, but […]
Mold, moisture, a dead furnace, and a shaky foundation. Those are some of the challenges for The Deep Energy Retrofit of a Habitat for Humanity home near Cleveland Ohio. Here’s the story of figuring them out.
New consumer indoor air quality (IAQ) monitors give us insight into what we breathe. In the case of painting our front porch, it wasn’t good. Chemical pollutants galore. I compare the different IAQ device reactions to this event. Some come up short.
Part 2 of the series on the Deep Energy Retrofit of a Habitat for Humanity house in Ravenna Ohio. This one focuses on the energy audit and what we found examining the house. We have some serious work to do!
Are you curious what a blower door reading actually means? You’ve come to the right place. We’ll also tell you what is good and bad, and how big of a hole the leakage represents. Do you have a whole window open? You’ll find out.