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rpxlpx

05:14AM | 10/28/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
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My house has 2 heat pumps. One air handler is in the attic, one in the crawl space. My question is: should air handlers (sheet metal) be insulated, and if so, what's the right way to do it?

rpxlpx

07:35AM | 10/28/02
Member Since: 03/13/00
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I was thinking of the "fixed" panels that aren't removeable for service. Could a sheet of styrofoam type insulation be glued to those?
It bothers me when the attic is 110 degrees or so, and the AC is running. That sheet metal is cold and must be losing a tremendous amount of energy.
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