A comprehensive guide to residential ventilation systems
Ventilation is a critical component for building durability and occupant health. Residential Ventilation Handbook gives you the information you need to select and install the appropriate ventilation system for any home. This practical resource covers the latest codes and standards, including the International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Residential Code (IRC), and ASHRAE-62-2 ("Ventilation and Acceptable Indoor Air Quality in Low-Rise Residential Buildings") requirements, as well as green building guidelines. Ideal as an on-the-job reference and troubleshooting manual, this is an essential guide for novices and experienced contractors alike.
Residential Ventilation Handbook covers:
Brings together in one book information on residential ventilation scattered
throughout various sources
Provides information on green building guidelines
Can be used as a both a reference guide and trouble-shooting manual
Includes International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Residential Code (IRC), and AHSRAE-62 (Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality) requirements
Paul H. Raymer is chief investigator and co-founder of Heyoka Solutions, LLC. The current chair of the Home Ventilating Institute's IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) Committee, he has written numerous articles on ventilation systems and has taught courses on the subject at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.
|Table of Contents|
Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. Choosing a Ventilation System; Chapter 3. Air Flow; Chapter 4. Sound; Chapter 5. System Design; Chapter 6. Installation Details; Chapter 7. Costs of Ventilation; Chapter 8. Fan Types and Applications; Chapter 9. Code Requirements; Chapter 10. Program Requirements; Chapter 11. Ventilation for Cooling; Chapter 12. Special Application Ventilation; Chapter 13. Passive Inlets and Outlets; Chapter 14. Humidifiers and Dehumidifiers; Chapter 15. House Pressures; Chapter 16. Indoor Air/Environmental Quality Concerns; Chapter 17. Verification of Performance and Testing; Chapter 18. Future of the Residential Ventilation Arts; Abbreviations; Glossary; Equipment Sources