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Window Installation Brooklyn | Natural Ventilation

I want to tell you about something that occurs naturally in the home. It is called the Stack Effect. It works much like a chimney. This effect happens when the warmer indoor air rises up from lower living areas and escapes through the upper openings of a building. Much the same way as cross ventilation in your home. It is very important for good ventilation after the proper window installation.

Window Installation, Cross Ventilation

When people open windows in opposite sides of the house to cool indoor temperatures. But naturally if you have central air you don’t need to open a window right. But let’s get back to explain the stack effect. If you stand in front of a fireplace and strike a match you will see the smoke leave and go up the chimney. This same effect happens in each home. The taller your home is the more stack. The same effect helps keep your attic cool also. Go outside your house and look under your soffit to see if you have soffit vents. If you do you are in great shape. The air moves in from these soffit vents in much the same way as the stack effect. It goes out through the vents in your attic therefore creating a passage for natural ventilation that will save you money. If you do not have these vents it is very economical to have them installed or install yourself. Proper ventilation is only possible with high-quality design doors and windows and correct window installation Brooklyn.

What Does This Have to Do with Air Leakage?

Remember in an earlier blog where we talked about finding air leaks in your home using your central air and heating unit? I hope that procedure helped you to find some of these leaks. Well the same way your air unit draws air in from your interior rooms and exterior cracks in your doors and windows the stack effect will pull air through these same places even when your unit is not running. I hope this helped you to understand a little bit more how your home works. Because our homes whether we know it or not needs to perform to its best potential to help us save money and become greener! And you can help it do that!

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