Drain pipes are vented outdoors to equalize negative and positive pressures inside them, allowing wastewater to move freely. Plumbing vents also prevent sewer odors from entering your home. Knowing when they have problems can be mystifying to homeowners. Here are the top symptoms of poorly-vented drain lines.
A professional home energy evaluation is the most reliable, accurate and thorough way to assess your home’s energy efficiency. Once you have the results, you’ll know exactly where and how to fix air leaks and increase insulation in the areas where it’s lacking. You’ll also learn what you can do to make your appliances more […]
A heat recovery ventilator (HRV) is the ultimate answer to today’s energy-efficient — yet poorly ventilated — house. The same airtight construction that conserves heating and cooling can make your home a reservoir of stale indoor air quality and accumulated airborne contaminants and fumes. However, conventional one-way intake or exhaust ventilation methods have downsides. Intake-only […]