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Posted by Allison Bailes on January 22, 2019
The ASHRAE conference and AHR Expo were in Atlanta last week. Because I live here, I didn't have to stay in a hotel but a lot of people I know came to town and did stay in hotels. One of them, John Rockwell of ERV & HRV manufacturer Zehnder, sent me the photo above of the window in his room...
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Posted by Allison Bailes on January 18, 2019
A lot of people don't understand the best way to defog their car windshield in wet, cool weather. About 30 years ago, I was on a group trip on a hired shuttle bus. The outdoor temperature was probably in the 40s Fahrenheit and it was raining. Perfect conditions for fogging up the interior glass...
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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 22, 2018
The 22nd annual Westford Symposium on Building Science (aka, Building Science Summer Camp) happened two weeks ago. And it began with a bang, as Professor John Straube expounded on moisture physics for half a day. I've now had the chance to hear him present on mechanical systems for low-load homes...
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Posted by Allison Bailes on August 21, 2018
Serious question here. Have you ever thought about what the relative humidity is when it's raining? I've heard people say it's 100% because, well...because it has to be. It's raining, dammit! What else could it be? Not so fast there. This is something we can actually look up on a weather app...
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