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Radon: Truth vs. Myth

Started by Rodney Fox in Best Practices. Last reply by Caoimhin P Connell 17 hours ago. 64 Replies

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Michigan Energy Auditor Certifications

Posted by Everblue Training on January 28, 2016 at 9:58am 2 Comments

Starting February 8, 2016, the Michigan Energy Code will adopt the 2015 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code (2015 IECC) with "amendments, deletions, and additions deemed necessary for use in Michigan." The state will be skipping the 2012 IECC, thereby increasing the energy efficiency requirements of its homes by 10-12%.

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What is the 2015 IECC?

State building codes exist to provide a standard set of guidelines for all builders,…

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Axial flow fans – An Overview

Posted by miguel pace on January 20, 2016 at 5:30am 0 Comments

A fan is a mechanical device, which produces a stream or flow of air/gas. The fans are used both at residential and commercial spaces serving different purposes. These are often used to move air or gases via ventilating systems. In industries, these are used to force air inside the hot steam boilers and help to reduce the temperature of machines and other equipments. Fans function similar to the compressors, which is relatively at low pressures. These are basically divided as axial and…

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Insulating a Slab-On-Grade in Hotlanta

Posted by Chris Laumer-Giddens on February 1, 2016 at 4:03am 9 Comments

Insulating a Slab-On-Grade in Hotlanta

Why in the world are we insulating a slab-on-grade in Hotlanta?

Reason #1: Atlanta is not, I repeat, NOT a cooling dominated climate. Wait...What?!?!?

Yes, it gets plenty hot here in the Summer, but it also gets downright cold. Which is why it's one of the more difficult climates to design and build in. We get both extremes.

I'm not saying we know what cold is, like all y'all do up yonder in them…

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