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I have only seen them side by side, but close together still. Code does not want an intake too close to an exhaust vent.
Continuous fan operation equalizes temperature and humidity between different areas of the home, and particularly between levels (where convection results in higher upstairs temperatures). It's also the case that even minor airflow helps a person feel cooler by enhancing evaporation on the skin. It's a good practice to reduce cooling costs because the ...
I tried the diluted white glue (Elmers) and it worked well. I diluted it about 1:5, glue to water, and put it in a spray bottle. It sprayed well, looking like skim milk. When it dried, the cellulose was indeed (at least loosely) bound in place.
Whoever built your house screwed up -- here's how to fix it Instead of putting a piddling R-11 of dubious quality insulation in, and under the roof deck too -- I would recommend cathedralizing the roof system with insulation over the structural deck after laying a fully adhered or liquid applied air barrier down on the structural deck, to R-50 (yes, this ...
Almost all whole house fans will blow air -- I'd pay careful attention to how loud it is as ideally you let it run all night (or for many hours). An added bonus is multiple speed settings to adjust to the evening, as well as a built in timer. I'm using an Airscape 2.5e and love it -- it's super quiet, internet connected (yes, and it's more useful than you ...
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