Tag Archives: ventilation

Bad, Better or Best: 3 Ways to Get Fresh Air in Your Home

RTAblog_2015_0304_WindowNoticeThere are three primary ways to provide mechanical ventilation to a home. The first is not good. The second is better but not great. The third is the best choice. Do you know your options?… Read more

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Decatur, GA Mandates High-Performance Building Certification for Homes

RTAblog_2014_1118_DecaturLogoDecatur, GA’s City Commission approved an overhaul of its zoning ordinance last night. The updated ordinance includes mandates for high-performance building certifications for residential and commercial construction: new construction and renovations.… Read more

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Do You Check These 3 Things Before Opening Your Windows?

Today’s weather in Atlanta is perfect for opening the windows of your home to get some fresh air. Do you know why?… Read more

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How an ERV|HRV Works: The Magic, Energy-Saving, Ventilating Box

Tight houses need ventilation – they need polluted indoor air replaced with fresh outdoor air. An energy-recovery ventilator (ERV) or heat-recovery ventilator (HRV) can be a great way to save energy while ventilating your house.… Read more

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What Does the Air Quality in Your House Have to do with The Masters Tournament in Augusta?

For much of America, three things arrive in April of every year. One is The Masters golf tournament and the other two can have a significant impact on your health.… Read more

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