27 Jul '16, 12pm

The RESNET Standard Becomes the New Ventilation Battleground

The RESNET Standard Becomes the New Ventilation Battleground

RESNET is currently in conflict with the IRC on ventilation. RESNET by referencing ASHRAE is setting a higher ventilation rate than the code. RESNET is in the ratings business, not in the business of setting ventilation rates. If other programs such as Energy Star Labeling system sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy for labeling the most energy-efficient products on the market; applies to a wide range of products, from computers and office equipment to refrigerators and air conditioners. or LEED Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED for Homes is the residential green building program from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). While this program is primarily designed for and applicable to new home projects, major gut rehabs can qualify. want to set a ventilation rate in order to participate in their progr...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingadvisor.com/articles/dept/buildin...

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