I've got a 30 yr old 4 bedroom ranch. My furnace is in the garage. There are only large two air returns in the house. One is on the other side of t...
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Hello,My husband and I are planning on renovating a duplex apartment on the top floor of a small co-op in Manhattan. The apartment has skylights an...
We are doing a new construction home. Made with 2x6 constrution. 2100 sq.ft on main floor and 1000 sq.ft in walkout basement.What size 92% furnace ...
Recently my large a/c unit (18000BTU thru wall)unit died and I have to replace it. The professional I spoke to stated that because it was a Whirlpo...
The gas oven in my *new* house does not heat food up properly. Takes almost 2 hrs to bake a potato. Meanwhile, even after being turned on for a s...
We are have a new home built and the builder says that they are going to put in a york furnace and air conditioner. How good do you think these are?
We just purchased a 75 year old home that originally had hot water heating that the owners converted to electric heat (long registers installed on ...
Hi,I am purchasing a new house. The installed AC unit is slightly graded. Will this cause a performance problem? Should I ask the builder to level...
My cousin just used some denim cotton insulation, Ultra Touch, for his new addition and told me that it worked really well and did not itch. He sai...
Has anyone tried the new "flexible" duct systems for adding A/C to older homes without doing a lot of duct work? Can heat also be vented through th...
My builder is taking out about 2x2 feet in both my kitchen, and another in my living room just for heating/AC. Initially, the plans only had the du...
Hello, I have a room that is partially situated over my garage. It seems to be the hardest room in our 2-story house to keep cool in the summ...
We have an older home.1/2 the attic is old - blown insulation1/2 the attic has batt insulation. We've had trouble with moisture on this side of th...
I need to improve the air flow to my back bedroom so I want to redo the duct work layout. Specifically I want to increase the size of the ducts lea...
I need some advice. I own a bungalow in Montreal. The main floor is slightly higher than street level and there is a finished basement. I heat and ...
Our attic (floors) is insulated with about 6 inches of rock wool insulation. Would replacing this insulation with fiberglass insulation be more en...
My HVAC unit sits in full sun for most of the day. Rumor has it that shading the unit can increase it's efficiency.If I construct a lattice frame f...
Several months ago while on a trip to the east coast I saw a review of an AC unit that used a water bath to cool the condensor coils rather than th...