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IAQ-2 ABSN FACTSHEET.pdf
Indoor Air Quality Improvement for Home Owners: II. Moisture, Ventilation & Pressure by ABSN. Here in Part II, we provide some general tips concerning combustion appliances, and moisture, ventilation and pressure management. These issues often overlap, and are difficult to categorize, but play important roles in residentail IAQ.

EEM-00252 Searching 4 Energy Saving Homes.pdf
Searching the Market for Energy-Saving Homes — A Checklist for Alaska Many features about a home can make a difference in your comfort and in the amount of energy needed for heating, cooling, and lighting. The following checklist will help you evaluate the energy-saving potential of a home, or help you determine whether a home you may be buying, building, or remodeling will be economical to operate.

EEM-00450 IAQ Strategies for Cold Climates.pdf
Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation Strategies for Cold Climates This is a new publication as of Autumn 2004. It replaces our former publication on ventilation strategies and is based on Alaska research results. Various levels and options for ventilation systems and control strategies are described, as well as concerns over induction of pollutants like carbon monoxide and radon if “exhaust-only” systems are used. The publication is intended as a decision guide for ventilating residences. Cost estimates are included.

EEM-01152 Comparative Unit Fuel Costs for Dollar Net Heat Output.pdf
Comparative Unit Fuel Costs for Equivalent Dollar Net Heat Output The continual rise in energy costs has resulted in an interest in the development of simple methods for determining optimum fuel costs. The following tables provide one method of comparing unit fuel costs based on equivalent net heat production in British Thermal Units per dollar ($1.00) of fuel expenditure.