Heating, ventilation, and air conditioning in the home are major comfort factors, and can even be health concerns. Making sure you install a cost-effective HVAC system with a long life is essential for a well-rounded project.

Indoor Air Quality

For Better Indoor Air Quality: Build Tight and Ventilate Right

Buildings need to dry and people need to breathe. Good air sealing aids both

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Show Village 2020 Products Preview

When you visit Show Village 2020 at the International Builders’ Show, be sure to check out these products from our partners

Could Heat Pumps Be the Next Focus for Energy-Efficiency Gains?

As federal standards for lighting improve, utilities and program administrators are looking for new areas of focus for energy efficiency gains.

Could Healthy Air Rival Quartz Countertop as a Top Amenity?

As new homes are built tighter and the unintended consequence of trapping inhabitants in stale, unhealthy air increases, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) i


2019 Top 100 Products: HVAC

Products from Goodman Manufacturing, Mitsubishi Electric Cooling & Heating, and Panasonic

The Case for Ductless Mini-Split Heat Pumps

Ductless mini-split heat pumps can provide energy efficiency, cost savings, and temperature flexibility, Forbes reports.

Top 100 Products

Professional Builder 2019 Top 100 Products

Our annual roundup of building products covers everything from kitchen appliances with fresh new finishes to insulated structural panels that boost energy efficiency

Getting Some Air: Blower Door FAQ

Training consultant Sam Myers answers six of the most frequently asked questions he encoun

Flexible Ductwork Best Practices: Smooth, Sealed, and Separated

Follow the three S’s of flex-ductwork installation to avoid unhappy customers and callbacks 

Goldilocks May Approve of This Smart HVAC System

Alea Air is a new "intelligent vent system" from startup Alea Labs allowing homeowners to set and monitor te

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