Ventilation

Advanced Kitchen Ventilation
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Advanced Kitchen Ventilation
Improved Downdraft Technology
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Improved Downdraft Technology

Best's new Cattura design adds stronger, quieter ventilation for island stovetops. More

Tags: Appliances, HVAC, Ventilation, Best, Broan
York Introduces Seven Duct-Free Mini-Splits
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York Introduces Seven Duct-Free Mini-Splits

One series includes a controller for up to 16 indoor units throughout the home More

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Roof Ventilation Roof Ventilation

Building codes and roof shingle warranties require that sloped roofs be ventilated for the following reasons:It lowers summer attic temperatures, extending shingle life and cutting cooling bills. It rids the attic of excess moisture.It reduces the chance of ice dams by keeping the roof surface cold in winter. More

A Smarter, Stronger Insulation Baffle
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A Smarter, Stronger Insulation Baffle

Chris Fagan of DCI Products, Inc. explains the benefits using "SmartBaffle".... More

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A New Ridge Vent Inspired by Aeronautics A New Ridge Vent Inspired by Aeronautics

Jim Meyers of Quarrix reviews design features of their new ridge vent, "The Aviator", with JLC. The Aviator's baffle borrows from airplane wing design, allowing ventilation to one side, without drawing air from the back side of the vent. More

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Pressure-Testing Exit Plumbing

Balanced ventilation minimizes areas of negative pressure that can contribute to sewer gases being drawn inside through an open sewer pipe. More

Maximum Length for Fixture Drains
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Maximum Length for Fixture Drains

To prevent a siphon from forming, make sure the drain pipe connects with the vent... More

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August 2015 Letters

Flue-top dampers; through-wall flashing for brick veneer; problems with wet cellulose; foam-cutting tip More

Finding the Source of a 'Roof Leak'
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Finding the Source of a 'Roof Leak'

The winter had been a dry one, with little precipitation that could lead to ice... More

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