Makeup Air for Kitchen Range Hoods
Learn more about passive and active strategies for preventing exhaust ventilation...
Ductwork and Combustion Vents: Dangerous Interactions
A home performance contractor and energy auditor investigates trouble in the...
How a New Roof Led to a Family's Carbon Monoxide Poisoning
Though at first the culprit appeared to be the furnace, it turned out that the...
Planning Ahead for Combustion Air
When tucking a fuel-burning appliance into a small utility room, provide...
Installing a Mini-Split Air-Source Heat Pump
JLC goes on site with ReVision Energy to see master plumbers Dave Ragsdale and...
Heat Pumps, Heat Pumps, and More Heat Pumps
Heat pumps were the hot topic at last week’s Building Energy 14 conference, hosted...
Slideshow: Brooklyn Passive House Mechanicals
Here’s a sneak peek at the Mitsubishi ducted mini-split heat pump and Zehnder energy recovery ventilator roughed-in at a Brooklyn, New York, passive house retrofit we’ve been following.
Retrofitting a Heat-Recovery Ventilator
The challenges are finding a good place for the unit and installing the ductwork without butchering interior finishes.
Installing an Efficient Noncondensing Boiler
Tax credits are great, but does your client really need a condensing boiler?
Retrofitting a High-Tech Heating System
This design uses a gas boiler and solar thermal collectors as heat inputs, and...