Guide describing how to install jump ducts in bedroom walls to balance air pressures between rooms and to enable stale air to return to a central heating system's air handler for reconditioning even when room doors are closed.
Kitchen exhaust ventilation, properly ducted to the outside, is an essential component of good indoor air quality (Figure 1). Research has identified kitchens as the primary location where most harmful pollutants are generated in the home. During the cooking process, moisture and pollutants are...
Guide describing recommendations for installing metal roofing that increase the roof's resistance to hurricanes and high winds, in accordance with the requirements of the IBHS Fortified Home Hurricane and High-Wind Standards.
Vapor retarders can be a crucial part of the building envelope and can help manage moisture issues to keep the home dry. However, before installing a vapor retarder, installers must be aware that in some instances vapor retarders can increase the likelihood of condensation issues.