Articles posted during January 2015

Now that our homes are getting more airtight, can we still rely on natural ventilation to provide a comfortable and healthy indoor climate?

Natural ventilation vs. mechanical ventilation

Fri Jan 30, 2015

Proper ventilation is a critical consideration for homes and buildings. Poor ventilation can cause a build-up in indoor air pollutants like dust, pollen, mould and...

How can we tackle the problem of overheating without compromising our low energy strategies?

eBook | Exploring overheating in modern homes

Mon Jan 12, 2015

It may seem a strange time of year to offer an eBook on the subject of overheating. I doubt that too many of us are feeling uncomfortably hot today. In fact, I doubt that too many people...

How to maintain a balanced system all year round and ensure the continued comfort and health of the occupants.

Passive House | How do you (pre) heat yours?

Wed Jan 7, 2015

To pre-heat or not to pre-heat, that is the question! And when it comes to airtight dwellings, it’s a pretty darn important question. Local climate data dictates the...