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2008 Supplement to ASHRAE 62
The 2008 Supplement to Standard 62.2-2007 is now available. The supplement includes ANSI/ASHRAE Addenda a, b, c, and k to ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.2-2007. [Please note this text is courtesy of ASHRAE.
ASHRAE 62.2 Residential Ventilation Training
Heyoka Solutions, LLC is providing training in the application and implementation of the ASHRAE 62.2 residential ventilation standard.  This is a 2 day, dynamic, hands-on training session that wo
ASHRAE 62.2-2007
  ASHRAE 62.2-2007 is the national ventilation Standard.   It is a “consensus” document developed by the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.  
ASHRAE 62.2-2010 Residential Ventilation Standard Auditor/Inspector Checklist
This is a comprehensive checklist that an Building Auditor or Inspector could use to verify that all the elements of the ASHRAE 62.2-2010 Standard have been met. As a checklist, it can be used with En
ASHRAE 62.2-2010 System Documentation Form
In order to verify that a ventilation system has been installed to meet the ASHRAE 62.2-2010 Standard, the system needs to be documented per section 6.2 of the Standard.  This form provides a sim
ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Shielded Weather Factors (WSF)
There are 1100 shielded weather factors in the ASHRAE 62.2-2013 Standard.  This is the complete list.
Carbon Monoxide and Portable Generators
Portable generators use combustion engines like lawn mowers to generate electricity.  The combustion process creates fumes that include carbon monoxide (CO), which can kill people.  Locatin
Energy Assesments and Audits
Weather changes cost money! That's not news. One thing we can be sure of is that there will be weather! But the price of oil and gas is bouncing around like lacrosse ball in a handball court. You kno
Good Ventilation Is An Integral Part of Green Building
"Green" building is sustainable and wholistic building, understanding that the home is a complete system - from the roof to the walls to the occupants.  Green homes are very energy efficient and
Heyoka's Ventilation System Testing Protocols
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HVAC Guide to Choosing Vents and Ducts
Primex, a manufacturer of excellent vents and termination fittings, has created a useful booklet that includes: How to choose between a roof, soffit or wall exhaust; What to look for in vents for hars
Interactive AirTest CO2 Ventilation Calculator
Carbon Dioxide CO2 is a great indicator of the number of people in a room and how much ventilation is required to maintain good indoor air quality. Carbon dioxide (CO2) is one of the most plentiful ga
Make Room for the Caddy
Attached garages are essentially just another room in the house.  Imagine parking a car in your living room!  But we store all the things we don't want in the house in the garage.  It
Mechanical Ventilation System Testing Protocols
Residential mechanical ventilation systems should be tested and verified in a consistent, repeatable, and verifiable process. This article describes testing for the configurations found in most reside
Product Certification is Vital to Honest Performance Claims
"Imitation is the highest form of flattery."   Yes, our mothers told us this statement is true and through the years we’ve seen this in business practices as well. But what happens when th
RESNET 380-2016 Standard
ANSI/RESNET/ICC 380-2016 Standard for Testing Airtightness of Building Enclosures, Airtightness of Heating and Cooling Air Distribution Systems, and Airflow of Mechanical Ventilation Systems. "Standar
Some Energy Tools from Analysis North
Phil Kaluza at EnergyTools and Analysis North of Anchorage, AK has developed some really nifty energy tools that he has been willing to share with the rest of the world. These are Excel based tools.
The season for whole house comfort ventilators
When it is cooler outside than it is inside, that difference in temperature can effectively cool the interior of your home at little cost.   Just opening the windows doesn’t always do it, howeve
Ventilation Course - ASHRAE 62.2-2010
Whole House Fan - Whole House Comfort Ventilator - Attic Fan: What's the difference?
There is a lot of unfortunate confusion about the term " Whole House Fan ".  Traditionally it meant a large fan located in the top floor ceiling of the house and used for cooling.  This arti