Category Archives: Ductwork

Everything You Need to Know About Return Air Ducts

Everything You Need to Know About Return Air Ducts

The ductwork in your HVAC system is a vital but often overlooked network of air distribution pipes. The supply ducts are relatively obvious: they’re the ones that carry the heated

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A Homeowner’s Guide to the Different Types of Ducts

A Homeowner's Guide to the Different Types of Ducts

If you’re building a new home or replacing your existing HVAC system, you will also have to take into consideration what kind of ductwork to install. Here is a brief

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HVAC Ductwork Design Best Practices

HVAC Ductwork Design Best Practices

The ducts that deliver conditioned air in your home play a large role in the performance of your HVAC system, your comfort and your heating and cooling costs. Whether you’re

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Tight Ducts are Important for Keeping Heat in Your Home Where it Belongs

Tight Ducts are Important for Keeping Heat in Your Home Where it Belongs

Virginia may not be way up north, but winters are still chilly. Remember to schedule annual HVAC inspections with a trained technician if you want reliable heat. Here are a

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Use These Tips if Your Ductwork Needs to be Replaced

Use These Tips if Your Ductwork Needs to be Replaced

Leaky ducts are home efficiency problems that are common for many homeowners. Yet, unless you or an HVAC expert inspect your ductwork, you may not realize that poor duct design

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If You Have Poor Indoor Air Quality, It Could Be Caused by Your Duct System

If You Have Poor Indoor Air Quality, It Could Be Caused by Your Duct System

Most people know the link between leaky ducts and high utility bills. Unfortunately, many don’t know how their ductwork can affect indoor air. A damaged duct system can cause poor

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How Duct Maintenance Can Keep Your Heating and Cooling Costs Down

How Duct Maintenance Can Keep Your Heating and Cooling Costs Down

Cooling and heating the average home accounts for approximately half of a home’s energy budget. The responsibility may seem to fall squarely on the efficiency of the A/C and furnace,

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5 Key Principles of HVAC Air Duct Design

Ductwork is a critical component of the HVAC system that contributes to efficiency, system performance and the overall cost of heating and cooling your home. Here are five essential principles

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Repair Any Holes in Your HVAC Ductwork with These Essential Tips

Your heating and cooling system relies on your HVAC ductwork to reach top efficiency. Holes in your ducts can let warm and cool air escape, compromising your whole system’s efficiency.

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Seal Your Ducts and Keep Your HVAC System Running Smoothly

An important part of HVAC maintenance that is often neglected is sealing your ducts. Ducts are responsible for transporting air all around your home and are crucial for an effective

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