Are you a subscriber but don’t have an online account?

Register for full online access.

 
 
 
 

Browse Ventilation Subtopics

 
 
 

Whole House

  • Image

    Products

    Insulation; hvac; locksets

     
  • Roof Ventilation Update

    The construction industry's leading researcher explains why what we think is true often isn't, and how some of our best hunches, based on observation of field performance, have paid off with problem-free attic assemblies.

     
  • Image

    Letters

    Fiber-cement clip; more on employee theft of clients; attic-ventilation misconceptions; more

     
  • Image

    Securing Soffits

    The eaves of a home can expose the structure to the ravages of wind-driven rain on two fronts: when soffits are blown out during a storm, and when winds of 90 mph or greater drive water through vented soffits. Effective December 2006, the Florida Building Code requires soffit systems to be able to...

     
  • Image

    Rebuilding the Gulf: Cooling Strategies for the Gulf Coast

    In the hot, humid South, it's not enough to install high-efficiency air conditioning. Dedicated dehumidification, along with impeccable attention to sealing the building enclosure, is required. Researchers at LSU exhibit three practical systems that balance performance and cost in the "LaHouse"...

     
  • Image

    Kitchen & Bath

    Solid surfacing; ventilation

     
  • Image

    Chilling at Home

    Ductless mini-splits offer efficient cooling and outstanding dehumidification, making them an increasingly popular option for coastal homes. Charles Wardell investigates the pros and cons, including cost, cooling performance, ease of installation, efficiency, corrosion resistance, and more.

     
  • Image

    Products

    Air blocker; quick frieze; decking; exterior doors; ventilation

     
  • Soundproofing a Through-Wall Air Conditioner

    Q. My neighbor has a noisy through-the-wall air conditioner that runs day and night. So that I could get a better night's sleep, I thought I would offer to build him a soundproof box he could place around the AC unit, before I resort to more drastic measu

     
  • Image

    Kitchen & Bath

    Jetted tubs; range hoods

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking