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Humidity, Hardwoods and Homes - The Building Science Approach to Protecting your Investment (Video)

HVAC,Flooring,Ventilation,Humidity,Floors,Humidification,Dehumidification,Humidity Control,Hardwood Floors

by Rate It Green Team

Proper humidity is critical for building product condition and durability, just as it’s important for human comfort and health.  Do you know the ideal humidity for your hardwood floors and how to manage humidity to protect … more...

  Filed under: Humidity Control Equipment

0 replies | 3340 views | Posted on: 09/22/2021 | Last updated: 01/08/2022

Webinar: Community Heat Pump Systems: Piping, Pumping and System Controls, January 5, 2 pm ET

Energy,NYSERDA,Heat Pumps,Community Development,ASHRAE

by samanthaklein Intern

Heating buildings by burning fossil fuels causes significant emissions of greenhouse gases. Many states already recognize the need to move away from this and have established climate action goals to help. Depending upon the location and … more...

  Filed under: Heat Pumps

0 replies | 838 views | Posted on: 12/05/2021 | Last updated: 12/06/2021

2021 Aprilaire Evaporative Humidifiers – Installs, Specs and Benefits, Thursday December 9, 3 - 4 pm EST

Humidification,Evaporative Humidifiers,Humidifiers

by Aprilaire

Join us for a technical discussion on our complete lineup of power and bypass evaporative humidifiers. We’ll cover installation techniques, specifications and various applications. Learn everything you need to for success providing cu… more...

  Filed under: Humidity Control Equipment

0 replies | 463 views | Posted on: 12/03/2021 | Last updated: 12/03/2021

Green Energy Consumer's Alliance: Heating System Replacement, Online, December 14, Offered at 12 pm AND 7:30 pm

Heating Systems

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

If you're like most households in the northeast, you heat with oil or gas and have had your heating system for 10+ years. Replacing your heating system is costly. Planning ahead can save you considerable amount of money! You may be wond… more...

0 replies | 473 views | Posted on: 12/02/2021 | Last updated: 12/02/2021

Webinar: GreenHomeNYC - Monthly Forum: Heat Pump Conversion, November 17, 6:30 pm

Energy Efficiency,GreenHomeNYC,Heat Pumps

by samanthaklein Intern

Join this webinar to learn more about heat pumps and energy conversion.  more...

  Filed under: Heat Pumps

0 replies | 624 views | Posted on: 10/26/2021 | Last updated: 10/26/2021

Whole House Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERVs) Explained, by Panasonic

HVAC,Ventilation Systems,Ventilation,Humidity,ERVs,Whole House Ventilation Systems,ERV,Panasonic

by Rate It Green Team

We’d like to thank Ken Nelson at Panasonic for his terrific explanation of how ERVs work and for introducing us to the features and benefits of the Intelli-Balance 200 as well.  Have you been wondering what an E… more...

0 replies | 3769 views | Posted on: 09/29/2021 | Last updated: 10/07/2021

Key Humidity Control Concepts by Therma-Stor

HVAC,Humidity,Humidification,Dehumidification,Humidity Control

by Rate It Green Team

Nikki Krueger, Building Science and Business Development Manager at Therma-Stor took the time to introduce the company and also to explain several key dehumidification concepts.  This interview is a great example o… more...

  Filed under: Humidity Control Equipment

0 replies | 2666 views | Posted on: 09/29/2021 | Last updated: 09/30/2021

Your House May be Making You Sick!

by SawHorse, Inc.

I got questions from a YouTube video regarding ventilation in their home.  They also wanted to ventilate their detached art studio.  They indicated that they would be sick inside the house during certain times of the year in t… more...

  Filed under: Filtration

0 replies | 1277 views | Posted on: 09/18/2021 | Last updated: 09/18/2021

Whole House Humidity Control - Dehumidification and Humidification, with Aprilaire (Video)

Humidity,AprilAire,Humidification,Dehumidification,Humidity Control

by Rate It Green Team

Two building industry experts get on a Zoom, one in Wisconsin and one in Georgia…  There’s a lot to discuss about humidity!   In all seriousness, Aprilaire’s Joseph Hillenmeyer joins Matt Hoots for a he… more...

0 replies | 3803 views | Posted on: 04/08/2021 | Last updated: 09/18/2021

Whisper Green Fans from Panasonic Eco Solutions - Quiet Prevention for Moisture and Condensation (and Smart!) (Video)

Fans,Ventilation,Bath fans,Kitchen Fans,Panasonic

by Rate It Green Team

Check out Matt Hoots’ interview with Ken Nelson from Panasonic Eco Solutions at the International Builders Show/Kitchen & Bathroom Show.  In this video, Ken gives an introduction to the Whisper Green Select li… more...

  Filed under: Fans

1 replies | 5529 views | Posted on: 08/09/2020 | Last updated: 09/07/2021

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