Title

Are Residential Whole-House Mechanical Ventilation Systems Reliable Enough to Mandate Tight Homes?

Secondary Author(s)

Withers Jr., Charles; Vieira, Robin

Report Number

FSEC-PF-469-16

URL

http://publications.energyresearch.ucf.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/FSEC-PF-469-16.pdf

Keywords

Ventilation; Residential; Florida; Buildings

Abstract

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.

Date Published

9-1-2016

Subjects

Florida; Buildings - Residential; Buildings - Ventilation

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