Challenges with Exhaust-Only Ventilation

Submitted by office on Thu, 02/25/2021 - 14:42

In last month's blog, we discussed ventilation and the three methods for bringing fresh air into the home. You can read that blog HERE. At the end of the article, a comment was made about the recent ventilation code updates in Nashville-Davidson County, which stated: new homes are now required for the first time to be equipped with either a supply-only or a balanced mechanical ventilation system.

That statement needs to be corrected and clarified.

Keeping Our Homes Healthy with Proper Ventilation

Submitted by office on Wed, 01/27/2021 - 12:23

January is Radon Awareness Month. Although radon is probably the most popular indoor air contaminant, there are others we should be aware of. Particulates from mold, dust, dander, and pollen as well as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and combustion gasses are often found inside our homes. Exposure to indoor air contaminants is inevitable, but proper ventilation can help reduce our exposure and help homeowners in Nashville, TN create healthier homes. 

A Custom Home in Lebanon TN

Submitted by office on Thu, 05/09/2019 - 14:44

In 2016, a local builder came to E3 with a vision for his family's new high performance home. The property, tucked back on a quite country road in rural Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, was surrounded by tall old trees and acres of privacy.

Nose Running More Than Normal This Spring? Don’t Look to the Flowers; Look Inside Your Home!

Submitted by jacquelyn on Wed, 05/08/2019 - 11:46
Don’t blame the cherry blossoms & magnolias for your spring sniffles & allergies when it could be your home that is causing your unwanted symptoms! E3 INNOVATE gets to the heart of your poor indoor air quality with crawlspace encapsulation, air sealing, insulation, ventilation & more. Start with an energy audit!

Is Your Indoor Air Uncomfortably Dry?

Submitted by jacquelyn on Tue, 03/05/2019 - 08:44
The winter air might be drier here in Nashville, but don’t let your home make it worse. Contaminants like mold, pollen, bacteria, and other harmful particles could be making your dry nose, headaches, and other allergy symptoms worse. E3 INNOVATE addresses indoor air quality issues in Nashville, TN.

What You Should Know About Open Windows & IAQ

Submitted by jacquelyn on Thu, 10/25/2018 - 10:49
Opening your windows is a fast way to bring fresh air into your home, but it could be harming your indoor air quality (IAQ) more than you think. Find out how to improve the IAQ in your Nashville area home with proven solutions that work year-round, like ventilation and dehumidification.

Can Rot & Mildew in My Home Be Eliminated?

Submitted by priscilla on Thu, 09/27/2018 - 12:09
Rot and mildew are signs that there is excess moisture in your home. Put an end to mold, mildew, rot, and other issues with solutions like crawlspace encapsulation, ventilation, and dehumidification. Let E3 INNOVATE design a custom moisture control solution for your Nashville, TN area home.

The Dangers of Poor Ventilation

Submitted by priscilla on Thu, 09/13/2018 - 09:31
Poor indoor air quality not only exacerbates allergy symptoms but also causes digestion issues, impairs sleep quality, and hinders cognitive ability. Make your home a healthier space for you and your family with proper ventilation from E3 INNOVATE, Nashville’s indoor air quality (IAQ) experts.