Designing and constructing an ecologically sound building, requires
an eco-friendly ventilation system. Home ventilation can be improved
- Ensuring windows, and ideally doors, are opened fully as often
- Using breathable wall construction materials - air can pass
through, without compromising the insulating advantage.
- Internal ventilation systems - to extract moist, poor quality
air and introduce clean dry air throughout the home.
People living in a naturally ventilated buildings feel more comfortable
than in one that is air conditioned.
Dangers of Ventilation Systems
Severe, and fatal respiratory disease has resulted from poor ventilation
systems that simply circulate the same stale air and potentially
air-borne parasites and gases, throughout the work or living space.
Eco-Designed Air Conditioning Systems
More recently, air-conditioning systems incorporating innovative
eco-design have been developed to shift air currents that become
blocked, and release air through specially designed wind towers.
Louvered vents in each room connect to the wind towers, which expel
air outward. These systems also store heat from the circulating
air and use it, if required, in tandem with solar heating systems.
These systems contribute to sustainable home design through using
less electricity, and being more energy efficient.
Home Ventilations Systems
Good Air Quality In Your Home
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