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Guide describing how to insulate a basement to improve the overall thermal performance of the building and provide more dry, usable conditioned space for home occupants and for HVAC equipment.
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Guide describing how to air seal the gap between the drywall shaft wall (i.e., common wall) and the structural framing between units in multifamily housing.
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Guide describing design and installation of compact duct systems for central heating and cooling systems.
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Guide describing how to conduct duct leakage tests on all components of the HVAC system (including the air handler, ductwork, register boxes/boots, and all air devices such as diffusers, registers, or grilles).
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Guide that illustrates how and when to encapsulate ductwork in unconditioned attics, increases the R-value of duct insulation, mitigating condensation issues and reducing air leakage.
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Guide describing how to use a blower door test to determine building envelope air leakage.
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Guide describing how to install an exhaust fan in an attached garage to pull fumes out of the garage and to depressurize the garage with reference to the home.
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Guide describing ways to reduce access to bugs, rodents and other pests through openings in a home.
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Guide describing options for designing and locating the thermal boundary at the attic floor or along the roof line in new and existing homes.
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This guide describes how to install a rigid air barrier to separate the porch attic from the conditioned space.
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This guide describes how to install a rigid air barrier to walls behind fireplaces.
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Guide describing wind washing and how to prevent it.