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Sometimes closeness can be over rated. Take for instance heating and cooling supply and return registers. You know those grills in the floor, wall or ceiling where the warm or cold air comes out. Have you ever wondered why there needs to be a return air register? A simple explanation is; have you...
The word structure for me conjures up images of a sturdy skeleton for something to be built upon. Just like our bones are the structure for our bodies. So it stands to reason when you start messin' with the bones bad things can happen. Take for example a new and uniquely built home I recently ins...
A while back I wrote a blog on the occurrence of air stratification in homes. This is when warm and cold air layer in a room. Recently I came across a classic example of this during an energy audit. The infrared image at the right very distinctly shows how the air has layered in this room. The te...
Forced air heating is found in many, many homes. An addition to these systems is often a humidifier for use during the dry winter months. Furnaces by their operation dry the air out further and some people find they need to add moisture back into the air in order to breathe comfortably. Humidifie...