Are Residential Whole-House Mechanical Ventilation Systems Reliable Enough to Mandate Tight Homes?
Withers Jr., Charles; Vieira, Robin
Ventilation; Residential; Florida; Buildings
This paper presents the results of a field investigation of the failure rates of whole-house mechanical ventilation systems installed in Florida homes over the last 15 years. The paper includes homeowner survey and ventilation system testing results and code recommendations based on study findings.Presented at the 2016 IAQ Conference.
Florida; Buildings - Residential; Buildings - Ventilation
Florida Solar Energy Center and Sonne, Jeffrey, "Are Residential Whole-House Mechanical Ventilation Systems Reliable Enough to Mandate Tight Homes?" (2016). FSEC Energy Research Center®. 112.