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New Stuff for You
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ranking? Type or paste Healthy Heating into
AskJeeves : creating a market for healthy heating
systems is not easy...its a lot of hard work! Thanks
for helping spread the word. You're #1!
Geoff McDonell and I discuss ASHRAE and European
philosophies on conditioning people and spaces. Register for
August 17th conference call with researchers from NRCan,
ASHRAE and RPA.
Some recent posts in our
Less People in Bigger Homes
Decision Analysts -
Home Comfort Survey™
Home Heartbeat - New and Cool Monitoring Equipment for Your
The Most Comfortable Outhouse in America
Cultivating Healthy Living Spaces
Another Radiant Cooling Project
NAHB Women's Council / National Housing Endowment
Home Design Trends
New Exhibition on 'Touch'
...and a whole lot more!
Putting Pride Back in the Process
Feature by Rick Fedrizzi.
"When systems don’t
function properly or as they’re designed, how can we expect
greater energy efficiency or improved indoor environmental
Communications Key in Selling to Female
Reprinted with permission from Nations Building News.(c)
An excerpt:" This target market is looking for character and comfort,
which translates into demand for wider hallways and stairs,
living areas on the main floor, open and airy floor plans
and multi-functional spaces."
Hardwood Floors and Radiant
Reprinted with permission from
Hardwood Manufacturers Association
An excerpt: "Thanks to advances in the heated floor
industry, you can install hardwood floors over radiant heat
- with confidence. That means you can enjoy the natural
beauty of oak, ash, cherry, maple, hickory, walnut and other
fine hardwoods and the comfort and efficiency of radiant
thought for you...
"McDonough and Braungart say we should instead eliminate
waste in the first place by crafting our modern systems and
patterns of living to more closely mimic natural systems,
where waste does not exist."
If you are building a home
right now...do an inventory of all the waste generated on
your project...scary isn't? It doesn't have to be that
way. One solution to eliminating mechanical waste is
specifying "Boiler Rooms in a Box" from companies like
Wirsbo or Danfoss.
That's it for now.
Tell your friends - tell your family - everyone is welcome -