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  1. HVAC
    Hi All, I'm looking for advice on which size of trunk & ducts to use. I've used a ductwork calculator that is associated with Menards and they drew up a plan but it doesn't take into account some things that I need. I have a 1 story house with a basement. The furnace is in the basement. I...
  2. HVAC
    Hi, I run a small HVAC business out of Westchester, NY. We were wondering if anyone has used regular R8 duct wrap (fiberglass) on top of R8 bubble wrap. Essentially double wrap the duct. Does it make the vents sweat? Does it disrupt the vapor barrier? Are there any major drawbacks or...
  3. HVAC
    Hi all, first time posting. I'll do my best with this. I am in the process of dealing with a bunch of old ductwork from a rental property because it's wrapped in what is probably asbestos containing material. Long story short, the ducts have to go with the insulation and we're still...
  4. HVAC
    We are wanting turn a walk-in attic space into a bedroom. The first and biggest hurdle to jump is the HVAC ducting. This attic space is large enough for a bedroom but is the access to our HVAC unit on the 2nd floor. Before we can start on the room we need to figure out how to hide the ducting...
  5. HVAC
    Hi Everyone, I'm currently in the process of finishing our basement. Previously the builder had placed the cold air return in between the joists with the vent located in the ceiling of the basement center. As part of the basement reno, I'm dividing the basement into 2 rooms, so I need to move...
  6. HVAC
    Background: I recently bought a Fantech 3005R Heat Recovery Ventilator (HRV). I also purchased the ACCA Manual D book, so I could perform the duct sizing myself. The following calculations are just for the fresh air supply into the house. The Fantech has EBM fans(which I believe are ECM), and...
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