Posts tagged with ‘indoor air quality’

Delivering optimal air quality and comfort

Heating and Cooling a Passive House

Fri Mar 13, 2015

One of the key components required in achieving optimal air quality and comfort in a Passive House is...

Where comfort and quality of construction live happily ever after

Why build a Passive House?

Fri Feb 27, 2015

The words Passive House are synonymous with comfortable, healthy, low energy buildings, but what does that really mean to the occupants and why should you consider building a Passive House? Below, we...

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...

Exploring comfort in the home: improving IAQ in high performance housing

5 ways to improve indoor air quality

Mon Dec 29, 2014

Although it may seem counter-intuitive, indoor air is typically two to five times more polluted than outdoor air. As energy-efficient homes become tighter and tighter with less air infiltration, indoo...

Filters: Unravelling the mystery of the grading system, the various options and their recommended applications

Indoor air quality

Fri Dec 5, 2014

Anyone who is accustomed to designing high performance housing using heat recovery ventilation (HRV) will be familiar with the need for effective filtration to enhance and maintain indoor air quality....