A Well-Constructed Building with a Good Air Barrier Helps the HVAC System Pressurize the Building
February 24, 2015
After seeing numerous examples of building problems due to air barrier defects, Liberty Building Forensics Group® (LBFG) is warning that air barrier goals set by architects aren’t always achievable by contractors and can even lead to failure.
Trainers Also Available to Travel to Conduct In-Depth Mold Training and Certification Seminar
February 2, 2015
The Environmental Hygienists Association (E.H.A.) announced that it is now providing online certified mold inspector and certified mold remediator training and certification for HVAC contractors, plumbers, and other contractors so that they can effectively find and eliminate toxic mold growth in customers’ homes and workplaces.
As more homeowners begin to understand that controlling humidity is crucial to comfort, interest in humidification and dehumidification solutions has continued to grow. Rick Tullis, president, Capstone Mechanical, said contractors should be aware of the factors that limit mold’s ability to multiply throughout an indoor environment.