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Fresh Air Causes Asthma?

By Energy Rant No Comments
Show me anything, and I’ll investigate it. This investigation was spurred by an article blurb I reviewed for a potential spot in AESP’s monthly member e-magazine, Strategies. The headline: Connection Between Home Energy Efficiency and Respiratory Health in Low-Income Homes. That sounds fine enough until I got to the reported root cause: too much infiltration; i.e., ventilation; i.e., fresh air! The study says people living in drafty homes have higher rates of chronic cough, asthma, and asthma-like symptoms. I find it amazing how numerous topics I’ve written in the past converge into a topic like wasting energy via infiltration reportedly...
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