HVAC Engineering: Chilled Floors + Humidity

On the Integrated HVAC Engineering discussion board, expert Robert Bean answers questions about chilled floors and humidity considerations and air mixing…
Student 1:  
Chilled floors seems like a great idea, and if you’re going to do a radiant system, you might as well consider¬†cooling and heating.

The humidity, however, seems to be a big concern. Vapor barriers […]

What’s the Difference Between Energy and Heat Recovery Ventilators?

On the Mastering Building Science discussion board, Allison A. Bailes III, PhD asks students: What is the difference between an ERV and an HRV?
Allison A. Bailes III, PhD: In the homework, I asked, “What is the difference between an energy recovery ventilator (ERV) and a heat recovery ventilator (HRV)?” Let’s address that here and extend […]