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Track Building Air Leaks and Heat Loss

02nd September 2010
Many times buildings and homes are losing heat or have air leaks that are wasting precious energy and money. One way you can tell if there might be an air leak is by looking for thermal tracking stains on the ceiling or wall. These stains are also sometim... Read >
Author: Optimize4you

Damp Proofing: Definition & Prevention

08th June 2010
Damp Proofing: Definition & Prevention Damp proofing is a method use to prevent water entering the building. It is water proofing a masonry surface to retard capillary action and water leaks. A black tar like material is applied to the exterior o... Read >
Author: Venus Pareek

Trends in Home HVAC Systems

08th April 2010
Today's HVAC systems have become much more robust and complex than traditional ones. Replacing or upgrading HVAC systems isn't just about replacing boxes like it used to be. Here, Aris Parviz of Virginia's Able Air-1, Inc. reveals some of the latest trend... Read >
Author: Dean Matthews

Attic Insulation Is It Worth the Cost and Time?

29th December 2009
Attic insulation is a weird animal. Many of us pay little attention to what happens in the attic. And we especially couldn't care less about attic insulation. Moreover, we have so many other considerations about our homes than taking the time and money to... Read >
Author: atticguy

Various Properties, Uses, And Effects of Nitric Acid

07th May 2009
Short Historical BackgroundNitric acid is a highly corrosive and toxic strong acid and its other terms include aqua fortis and spirit of nitre. The acid was first described as obtained by calcining or heating to a high temperature a mixture of nitre, alum... Read >
Author: joalesto

What Is Stratocumulus Clouds?

17th March 2009
A cloud is a visible mass of droplets or frozen crystals floating in the atmosphere above the surface of the Earth or another planetary body. A cloud is also a visible mass attracted by gravity (clouds can also occur as masses of material in interstellar ... Read >
Author: ajcones
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