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Earth Tubes for Ventilation
posted 8 years ago
Any one have any
with earth tubes for providing ventilation?
built it into his house and says it would be one of the things he wouldn't do again. I don't know why.
likes the idea but is dead set against the use of PVC tubing.
I seem to remember construction pictures on his site using PVC.
David Wright in his awesome 1978 book
recommends using clay piping. He recommends a pitched system with a dry well near where the piping enters the house so that the warm summer air is dried via condensation on the piping.
I have to say it makes perfect sense to me to not only use earth tubes but to use them to install a displacement ventilation system
that uses a
to draw the air out.
I'm thinking that if air temperature is an issue in the winter, and I live in a cold northern climate, a heat exchanger powered by
would be a good
I'm wondering if anyone has ever encountered a system like this.
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