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How to Insulate Exposed Outdoor Ductwork?? Help

A local business has the main duct plenums for return and supply located outside going to an RTU furnace/AC on the ground. Two trunks aroun…

Started by Daniel Baur-McGuire

13 Jul 29
Reply by Daniel Baur-McGuire

When can an oversized A/C be a good thing?

I've always been a strong proponent for properly sizing A/C's together with home performance upgrades but with utility companies moving tow…

Started by David Byrnes

19 Mar 6
Reply by David Butler

Abandoning under-slab HVAC ductwork which fills with groundwater seasonally.

Our company is building a custom home in Wyoming on a site with high ground water. The client wanted to have supplemental forced-air heatin…

Started by Gregory Cisco

7 Nov 7, 2018
Reply by Leeroy Jenkins

Check it out! The video every HVAC contractor should see.

Here’s an inside look at incorporating home performance into your HVAC business from two of the industry's leading contractors. Learn how s…

Started by Mike Kandel

2 Oct 2, 2018
Reply by Franco Oyuela

Think of the house as a really big duct

There is an article in the June 9 issue of ACHR News magazine that might help a lot people understand why the house is really part of the d…

Started by Frank Spevak

2 Sep 21, 2018
Reply by John White

UV lights on filters

I recently saw UV bulb installations in 2 HVAC systems in a home. Each system had the Lennox Healthy Climate filter box that has 2 UV-A bul…

Started by Howard Katzman

17 Sep 8, 2018
Reply by Brad Cook

Is my HVAC Guy correct? 2 systems instead of 1 system with dampers

I'll soon be working on converting a second floor of a residential building that was never finished and is being used as an attic for the…

Started by scottscontracting

57 Aug 31, 2018
Reply by Walter Ahlgrim

The effects of higher residential energy efficiency on the rest of the economy

This excited me: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12053-015-9392-9 The effect of more energy efficient households is shown to ripp…

Started by Harry Silver

0 Jan 30, 2017

BPI Works with NATE and NORA to Expand Accreditation Options for the HVAC Contractor

Calling all HVAC contractors! BPI is working with NATE and NORA to expand accreditation options for HVAC contracting companies. BPI has es…

Started by Cierra Mooney

2 Jun 23, 2014
Reply by Air Track Inc

Know Your House Facts

Faced with Home Manager retirement, what should a homeowner do? Know your House Facts.  By design, “Variable Air Volume” is the foundation…

Started by Gary LaForge

4 Sep 1, 2013
Reply by Bob Blanchette

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Foam/Fiberglass Hybrid Insulation

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Drywall Gasket

Started by AJ Afkham in General Forum. Last reply by Michael Dunseith on Tuesday. 6 Replies

Baffles without soffit vents?

Started by Haley Keegan in Best Practices. Last reply by Haley Keegan on Monday. 2 Replies

Looking to buy Minneapolis Duct Blaster

Started by Dimitri Mal in General Forum. Last reply by Diane Chojnowski on Monday. 1 Reply

Water heater ventilation question

Started by Luis Hernandez in General Forum. Last reply by Minnie Coleman Aug 3. 24 Replies

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