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xx   HOUSE

How to ventilate your home.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1972 (v.50#3) pg. 150

How to keep cool for less. Tips on how to keep indoor temperatures 10 to 15 degrees below outdoor temperatures without an air conditioner. A look at what ventilating fans, air conditioning and insulation can do to improve home comfort.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1974 (v.52#6) pg. 44

How to bird-proof chimneys and vents.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1980 (v.58#3) pg. M10

Remodeling for a healthy home. Strategies for eliminating excess moisture and increasing ventilation.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1996 (v.74#5) pg. 43

Carbon monoxide in the home. Tips on keeping an adequate supply of fresh air coming into your home.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1984 (v.7#12) pg. 33

The breathable home. How to avoid inadequate ventilation inside a house.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1990 (v.13#4) pg. 38
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1990 (v.13#6) pg. 6

Suggestions on ways to save energy and keep cool in the summer through the use of insulation, awnings, cupolas and ventilation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #154 Jun 1974 (v.24#5) pg. 36

How to control the sun. Heat controlling concepts to keep your house cool in the summer with less energy consumption.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #209 May-Jun 1980 (v.30#5) pg. 81

How to use the blower on a forced-air furnace during the summer to cool a house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #210 Jul-Aug 1980 (v.30#6) pg. 70

Upgrade your ventilation system. Use this checklist to be sure your home is ventilated both for comfort and energy conservation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #223 Nov 1981 (v.31#9) pg. 82

Household pollutants and how to deal with them. A ventilation primer for conserving heat while venting unwanted condensation, fumes and gases.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #225 Jan 1982 (v.32#1) pg. 48

Tips on maintaining roof vents, plumbing stacks, and metal valleys.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #261 Sep 1985 (v.35#7) pg. 62

The ten most-asked questions about home ventilation. How to correct ventilation problems to cut maintenance chores and improve personal comfort.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #265 Jan 1986 (v.36#1) pg. 54

How a house "breaths". A look at indoor air quality and ventilation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #293 Nov-Dec 1988 (v.38#9) pg. 26

Correct venting for a cathedral ceiling is illustrated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #301 Sep 1989 (v.39#8) pg. 22

Natural cooling and air conditioning. How to cool a house using a cupola, whole house fan, opening skylight, and shade.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #311 Sep 1990 (v.40#8) pg. 30

Cooling a house with shade. Cooling strategies such as awnings, shades, window films, roof overhangs, porches, arbors, trellises and trees discussed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #340 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.43#7) pg. 28

How to install button vents (plug vents) in the frieze blocks between rafters and install insulation in a cathedral-style ceiling.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #2 Apr-May 1981 pg. 5
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #5 Oct-Nov 1981 pg. 7

Passive cooling. Earth-coupling, shuttered skylights and good venting help keep a North Florida house cool. Construction & design elements described.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #2 Apr-May 1981 pg. 30

Chinese architectural earthenware tiles are used as vents in door.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 67

Tips on ventilating crawl spaces.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #30 Dec 1985-Jan 1986 pg. 8

Designing for natural ventilation. Ideas for whole-house air movement and vent-skin construction. Included in an article on ventilation and heat-shedding construction details for a passively cooled south Florida home.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #40 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 73
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #42 Oct-Nov 1987 pg. 4

Tip on use of wall ventilation (vented rain screen) for super-insulated buildings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #47 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 16

Cleaning up your act. Tips on proper cleaning and ventilation which can add years to the life of electronic equipment (audio, TV, VCRs, computers, etc.).
HOME MECHANIX #742 Feb 1990 (v.86) pg. 20
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #746 Jun 1990 (v.86) pg. 6

Keeping your cool. Cost-saving ways to cool your house in addition to electric air conditioning.
HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1988 (v.13#6) pg. 24

Window louver plays music while ventilating.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #436 Sep 1964 (v.60) pg. 97

Aluminum hood for attic or basement ventilation window keeps rain out.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #457 Jun 1966 (v.62) pg. 121

Forty ways to cool your house this summer and save money in the process.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #625 Jun 1980 (v.76) pg. 56

Energy-efficient home cooling. How to fine tune your air conditioner for greatest efficiency, plus some alternatives to air conditioning to cool a home in the summer.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #51 May-Jun 1978 pg. 108

How to use your fireplace to cool your home.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #64 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 104

Passive cooling. How to cool a house without air conditioning.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1980 (v.1#5) pg. 20

Thermal chimneys. How to purge hot air from a house with a glazed chimney with a turbine vent on top. It makes hot air rise up and out faster.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1980 (v.1#5) pg. 25

The lost art of natural cooling. Tips on using open doors and windows, along with a whole-house fan to cool without air conditioning.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1981 (v.2#6) pg. 49

Cooling without kilowatts. 5 articles focus on ways to cool your house with less energy.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1982 (v.3#6) pg. 17

Ten simple, low-cost, natural ways for cooling your house.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.5#6) pg. 22

Cooling design update. How to design a house to work with the local climate to keep occupants reasonably cool with little or no need for air conditioning.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1984 (v.5#6) pg. 44

Back drafting chimneys. How to keep flue gases out of your house. How to provide a fresh air supply for your gas-fired heaters.
NEW SHELTER Nov-Dec 1984 (v.5#9) pg. 32

Suggestions for keeping a sunspace shaded and ventilated in the summer.
NEW SHELTER Jul-Aug 1985 (v.6#6) pg. 86

Cooling the natural way. A look at the ventilation techniques used before electricity and how attic fans can increase air flow.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May 1979 (v.7#5) pg. 49
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1979 (v.7#8) pg. 95

How to retrofit an old house with insulation and then ventilate to avoid condensation problems.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1980 (v.8#9) pg. 108

Tips on when and how to ventilate a crawl space.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1983 (v.11#9) pg. 202

Mothballing buildings. How to put houses safely in hibernation. Emphasis is on the importance of ventilation and techniques for securing windows and doors.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1993 (v.21#4) pg. 35

Differential temperature basement ventilator. Draws the cool, damp air from the floor of a basement and replaces it with warmer air from outside. Operates when a temperature difference is sensed. Helps eliminate mold and mildew during the summer months.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1972 (v.2#1) pg. 31

Complete cycling heating and venting system control circuit for any small enclosed space is used to activate fan motors to maintain a constant temperature level. Application to a two-story house is also discussed.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 73
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 28

How to keep cool for less money. Tips to reduce heat build-up in your house and lower cooling costs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1974 (v.141#6) pg. 116

10 ways to cool your home without an air conditoner. Includes exterior window shading devices, cooling towers, wind-generaged ventilation, attic ventilation, earth-cooling tube, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1981 (v.156#1) pg. 88

Sketch shows one way to vent a crawl space when you can't install a standard through-the-wall vent.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1983 (v.159#1) pg. 34

Tips on ventilating a crawl space to prevent musty odors.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1987 (v.164#4) pg. 30

Cooling your house with free air.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1963 (v.183#1) pg. 99

Naturally cool. House designs and ventilation ideas that can improve passive cooling.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1988 (v.3#5) pg. 22

Fresh air indoors. Which ventilation system is right for your house? Looks at sources of indoor pollution, local exhaust fans, whole-house fan, and central ventilation.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 45
Added Info PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.4#2) pg. 16

Build an energy saving home thermostat (environmental control center) which determines whether inside or outside air would best serve the heating or cooling needs of the house. Controls fans and louvers to divert airflow.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1980 (v.51#7) pg. 43

Installing louvers in the bottom of ordinary doors to improve ventilation and/or heat circulation.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 34

Your home and the energy crisis. Part 3. A look at the heat loss through the roof and how insulation and ventilation can minimize this loss.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1976 (v.32#5) pg. 80

Finding the "comfort zone" in home heating and cooling. Tips on finding the correct combination of clothing, temperature, humidity, etc. to produce the most comfortable indoor environment.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1986 (v.42#4) pg. 25