Ventilation

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Balancing Home-Performance Demands with Ventilation Needs

Properly Ventilating Tight Homes a Priority for Home-Performance Contractors
April 21, 2014

As contractors seal up homes, they also need to consider proper ventilation, avoid common mistakes, and follow industry protocols to ensure occupant health and safety.


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ERVs Gain Traction in New and Old Projects

Energy Recovery Ventilation Products Help Mitigate Energy Loss Due to Increasing Ventilation Needs
April 21, 2014

Advances in heat and energy recovery ventilation technology, driven largely by industry standards and increasingly stringent building codes, have pushed manufacturers to offer multiple energy-saving ventilation solutions contractors can choose from for new and retrofit projects on residential and commercial structures.


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Intelligent Products Efficiently Circulate Air

Building Codes Still Lag Behind Home Ventilation Needs
April 21, 2014

Increasingly demanding standards and regulations are having a clear impact on the energy efficiency and effectiveness of products used in residential ventilation and air movement.


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Continental Fan Mfg. Inc.: Plug Fans

April 21, 2014

The TEK Plug Fans combine precision injection molding techniques with modern high-strength plastics to produce a wheel that is stronger than steel, yet half its weight.


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April 17, 2014: Johnson Controls to Acquire Air Distribution Technologies

Acquisition Adds a Broad Range of Air Distribution Products to Johnson Controls Portfolio
April 17, 2014

Johnson Controls announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to acquire its Air Distribution Technologies business, one of the largest providers of air distribution and ventilation products in North America, for approximately $1.6 billion.


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April 8, 2014: ASHRAE Proposes Moving All Residential IAQ Requirements to Standard 62.2

Changes Would Modify 62.1 and 62.2
April 8, 2014

ASHRAE has announced a proposed change to Standard 62.2 that would place all residential dwelling unit IAQ requirements under that standard in order to provide consistency of ventilation requirements.


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Duct Dynasty: Do Your Tuneups Perform?

Properly Diagnose System Performance Using These Simple Measurements
April 7, 2014

Are your customers really getting better performance as a result of your performance agreement, or are you just insinuating they are? 


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Trane, a brand of Ingersoll Rand: Variable Air System

March 31, 2014

Available for new installations and retrofits, the EarthWise™ Intelligent Variable Air System uses advanced technology, new design strategies, and optimized controls to deliver lower energy costs and higher occupant satisfaction, the company said. 


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Panasonic Eco Solutions North America: Residential Vent Fan

March 24, 2014

The Energy Star-rated, easy-to-install EcoVent™ vent fan incorporates the Veri-Boost™ feature to ensure that designed airflow is achieved to help meet ASHRAE 62.2, Energy Star 3.0 for Homes, LEED for Homes, California Building Standards Code Title 24, CalGreen, and most green building programs without compromising the look and style of any bathroom, said the company. 


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ACCA Releases Technical Bulletin

Document Highlights Changes in ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2013
March 17, 2014

This technical bulletin is particularly important for contractors who are currently following ASHRAE 62.2-2010, as ASHRAE has made major modifications to its latest update, ANSI/ASHRAE 62.2-2013.


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