PHRC Webinars

Mechanical Ventilation in Tight Homes

11/13/2012 1:00-2:00 PM


Mike Turns


Link to Webinar:


Modern construction practices and energy code requirements have resulted in homes that are more air tight than in previous decades, and as a result, more and more builders and remodelers are considering installing whole-house ventilation systems.

Learning Objectives

  • Indoor pollution sources
  • ASHRAE 62.2 minimum ventilation requirements
  • Moisture control
  • Pros and cons of three types of whole-house ventilation systems
  • Proper installation practices


Free to attend; $20 for continuing education credits

Credit Hours


Tags: Energy Efficiency, Energy Codes, and Green Building



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