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How Much Ventilation Does an Attic Need?
by Prasant Jain in Home & Garden
The attic area of a house can be particularly tricky to ventilate properly. Attics usually have few windows and since heat rises, they can get hot and stuffy very quickly, especially during the warmer months. But, if you install the proper equipment to ventilate it, you can keep your attic comfortable in all seasons. Calculating Ventilation RequirementsThe Federal Housing Administration has a s

Dryer Ventilation
by Edwin41 in Home & Garden
Home laundry rooms seem like fairly innocuous places, but dryers can pose a risk if improperly vented. Dryer ventilation pipes extend from the back of the dryer, carrying hot air from the dryer and keeping it from overheating as it dries clothes. While ventilation pipes are made of several different materials, not all of them have the same level of safety. The dryer ventilation pipes also must

DIY Roof Ventilation
by kalfa in Home & Garden
Ventilating your roof is a critical part of maintaining a healthy and safe home. Inadequate ventilation invites persistent moisture problems in the attic, including mold and rotting wood. If you are doing a roof yourself, choose the right type of ventilation, install it properly, and make sure you maintain it.Difficulty:EasyInstructions Determine the type of ventilation you need, based on the d
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AC Ventilation Installation
by algoRhythm99 in Home & Garden
If you have a room that is too hot, or does not have adequate ventilation, you may need to install an air conditioning vent. Installing the vent yourself could save you money. Air conditioning will make more activities in the room possible during hot and humid months.Difficulty:ModerateInstructions Things You'll Need
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About Patient Ventilation
by GTech33 in Health
Ventilators, also known as respirators or breathing machines, are machines that help people breathe when they are unable to get enough air on their own. A serious illness or damage to the lungs can prevent patients from getting oxygen to the parts of their bodies. If this happens, patient ventilation is necessary to keep a person alive. FeaturesA tube is placed in the patient's windpipe throu

Attic Ventilation Help
by Disco_TechnoStu in Home & Garden
Adequate attic ventilation is essential for maintaining consistent temperatures and humidity levels within a home. During hot weather, attic ventilation allows hot, humid air inside of a home to bypass insulation and escape outside. In contrast, during cold weather, attic ventilation allows cool, dry outside air to penetrate inside of the home, which help prevents leaks and the formation of ice da

Ventilation and Asthma
by Anthony Perkins in Health
Air quality is a major factor affecting asthma sufferers. Many asthmatics experience more difficulty breathing in locations with poor air, such as smoky bars. Therefore, homes and other locations without sufficient ventilation can cause harm to asthmatics and can cause other people to contract asthma. Some severe asthmatics also require mechanical ventilation to breathe easily. Poor Ventilation

What Does PEEP Do in Ventilation?
by Tennessee in Health
In respiratory arrest or respiratory failure a person no longer can breathe on their own, requiring mechanical ventilation for temporary support. Numerous ventilator modes have been implemented over the years, which have substantially improved the outcome of ventilated patients. Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) is a form of therapy applied during mechanical ventilation. VentilationIn the

Is It Necessary to Have a Ventilation Fan Over Your Oven?
by Jérôme in Home & Garden
If you move into a new home or apartment, likely a ventilation fan will already be installed over the oven. Older homes, however, are less likely to have ventilation fans installed over the stove because the oven is already vented to the outside through the walls. Even those ovens that do not vent outside are made to be self venting, so you do not generally need a ventilation fan over your oven. A

How to Test Hog Ventilation
by eroi in Business
Hogs that live on farms require well ventilated living areas to thrive -- not just because they need oxygen to breathe, but because of the stagnation that can take place in air that does not circulate frequently. Farmers have several different method options for testing the flow of air into and out of their swine barns.Difficulty:Moderately EasyInstructions Things You'll Need
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