30 Aug '16, 12pm

@bglive: Buildings Are Puzzles - Here’s How to Solve Them Without Going Crazy https://t.co/j4jqHlinRm

Think back to the attic mold discussed above. It turns out that there were two distinct mold blooms that exactly coincided with un-insulated and un-air-sealed knee wall doors. We “solved” the problem of warm, moist air leaking into the attic through these doors during the winter by doing a blower door-guided air-sealing package for the whole home. But the mold spots in the attic were pretty intense, so I thought I should follow up with the homeowner about interior relative humidity levels during the winter. They intentionally maintain it at about 55%. I was shocked: that’s very high for winter in their climate.

Full article: https://www.buildinggreen.com/blog/buildings-are-puzzles-...

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