ok, my fellow energy geeks, i need some help here. i just visited a house built just last year. it has condensation and frost on every single window. There is even frost along the top plates in some…Continue
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"Nice Replies, particularly Don's.
Remember, it might not be just one thing, might be a combination.
SF, Occupants, Blower Door, Constant Fan Measured CFM, Indoor Dew Point, Thermostat Settings, Signs of Bulk Moisture, you'll…"
"As others are saying, you need to check all possible sources of moisture. Bath fans not vented outside, bath fans not used during showers, dryer dumping moisture into the house, water leak, wet crawl space, damp basement slab, humidifier malfunction…"
"Bud is right, you need numbers. But not just on the RH -- what's the blower door reading? Is that continuous fan actually moving any air??
Condensation is either "too humid" or "too cold" or both. You often need to…"
Whenever dealing with humidity and moisture issues you need numbers. What is the temp and RH inside the home. Then we need to know how tight the home is. If it is well sealed, the air exchange will be low and the natural…"
ok, my fellow energy geeks, i need some help here. i just visited a house built just last year. it has condensation and frost on every single window. There is even frost along the top plates in some areas. they have a continuos running bath fan and their humidifier settings were at 1 out of 10. what in the heck is going on here?See More
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