Capabilities & Tools

Capabilities & Tools

Moisture monitoring in attic spaceField Studies

Field studies of energy use, moisture and IAQ in dwellings including advanced diagnostics and long-term monitoring capabilities.



A researcher testing kitchen range hoods and airflowLab Studies

Laboratory studies of building airflows and airborne contaminants. We have several test facilities including indoor environmental chambers with state-of-the-art measurement capabilities for particles and gaseous  contaminants.


Home energy diagramSimulations

Simulation of buildings and systems. This includes advanced co-simulation capabilities using CONTAM and Energy Plus as well as in-house simulation software for HVAC and contaminant exposure in homes.



Diagram about ventilation technologiesVentilation Technologies

Developing ventilation technologies to save energy and improve IAQ.



A report cover about ventilation and air quality in residential buildingsBuilding Codes

Developing codes, standards, test methodologies, diagnostics and other guidance for the building industry.




Home page of the Better Buildings website tool Public Guidance

Providing guidance for the building industry and the general public.