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Residential Ventilation Handbook: Ventilation to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Ventilation to Improve Indoor Air Quality

Residential Ventilation Handbook: Ventilation to Improve Indoor Air Quality
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A comprehensive guide to residential ventilation systems

Ventilation is a critical component for building durability and occupant health. Residential Ventilation Handbook gives you the information you need to select and install the appropriate ventilation system for any home. This practical resource covers the latest codes and standards, including the International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Residential Code (IRC), and ASHRAE-62-2 ("Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings") requirements, as well as green building guidelines. Ideal as an on-the-job reference and troubleshooting manual, this is an essential guide for novices and experienced contractors alike.

Residential Ventilation Handbook covers:

  • Basic applications, airflow, and sizing guidelines
  • System design, installation details, and sound considerations
  • Effects of house pressures
  • Passive inlets, outlets, transfer grilles, and makeup air
  • Verification of performance, testing, troubleshooting, service, and maintenance 
  • Costs of ventilation, including first costs and life-cycle costs
  • Code and program requirements
  • Fan types and applications
  • Ventilation for cooling and special applications
  • Humidifiers, dehumidifiers, filters, and ventilation accessories
  • Indoor air/environmental quality concerns
McGraw-Hill Education; October 2009
384 pages; ISBN 9780071625289
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