"I've got no great solutions Linda. I've seen some people use in-line fans with variable-speed controls, but these tend to use quite a bit more electricity.
If this is really a temporary issue -- and more work will be done soon to…"
"Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Robb. As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge! At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page."
"We did an evaluation of some very low-load homes in western MA using a single gas unit heater in each home, exhaust-only ventilation, and a WhisperGreen fan to equalize temperatures and outside air. Seemed to work very well, but the very low…"
Linda Wigington distinguished between deep retrofits & deep energy reductions, thus expanding the range of strategies & tactics from which we might propose when engaging with people, the ones who choose.See More
Welcome to the 1000 Home Challenge group, Robb. As the project moves out from the pilot phase, much of interest will emerge! At any time, send me nominations for the Resources section of the group's page.
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A presentation by Greg Labbé in April 2014 on retrofitting vintage home for energy efficiency. He talked about basic building science, brick houses, movement of heat energy and moisture in and out of the house, air barrier and water barrier, house…