Homes are being built tighter and tighter with each passing energy code cycle, which in turn necessitates mechanical ventilation be installed into the homes to decrease air born pollutants and moisture concerns. Optimizing whole house mechanical ventilation is essential. Learn about and be able to identify the code requirements for ventilation and describe the four primary methods for whole house mechanical ventilation. Compare ventilation options and identifies best practice based on climate zone. Recognize and avoid common design and installation mistakes, and better understand the requirements and guidance compliant with ASHRAE 62.2 Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings.
Speaker: Joe Nebbia, Senior Consultant, Newport Partners
1.5 AIA CEUs