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Information guide providing background information about air flow in residential buildings.

Information guide describing how to calculate ventilation area in existing roofs.

Guide describing how to install continuously operating exhaust fans.

Guide describing categories of direct-vent combustion space- and water-heating equipment and combustion safety testing.

Information guide describing the use of ECM fan motors in air handlers used for heating, cooling, and ventilation.

Guide describing how to provide combustion air for fireplaces and how to test fireplaces for combustion safety.

Guide describing how to install obvious ventilation controls.

Information guide describing how to assess and remediate combustion issues before conducting renovations in existing homes.

Retrofit guide describing how to assess harmful gasses such as carbon monoxide, sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, and soot from existing combustion appliances.

This guide can help you assess an existing Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system for potential intervention such as repair, upgrade or expansion, or replacement.

Guide describing how to install a radon mitigation fan with various types of house foundations.

Guide describing how to insulate closed crawlspace walls and band joist areas with rigid foam board insulation.

Guide describing the use and testing of programmable thermostats.

This information guide describes the need for ventilating a home before occupancy to reduce the concentration of VOC emissions in the home.

Guide describing how to install ventilation air inlets in open locations at a safe distance from potential air contamination sources.

Guide describing how to install a radon-mitigating vertical ventilation pipe with various types of house foundations.

This guide describes how to install a whole-building ventilation system to provide adequate dilution of indoor air contaminants. 

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