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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.
The Nest “learning” thermostat adjusts its temperature controls to your personalized schedule.
This engineered ventilation system is designed specifically for balanced intake and exhaust airflow in steep-sloped roofs.
In March, a new Florida building code went into effect that changed the requirements for replacing air conditioning units.
Panasonic WhisperSupply-Wall fans
Panasonic's WhisperSupply-Wall fans are the only filtered supply solution in the market designed specifically to meet ASHRAE 62.2 requirements for make-up/supply air.
Noritz NRC83 tankless water heater
Noritz has expanded its ecoTough Series of gas-fired residential condensing tankless water heaters with the new NRC83, an Energy Star-rated unit designed for smaller homes and multi-family dwellings.
7 tips for accurate HVAC load calculations
Looking to right-size your HVAC systems? A building science expert offers advice for getting HVAC load calculations just right.
ScaleBlaster integrated circuitry system, Clearwater Enviro Technologies, limescale deposits in pipes
The ScaleBlaster integrated circuitry system from Clearwater Enviro Technologies eliminates the formation of limescale deposits in pipes, boilers, and hundreds of applications.
Venstar FlatStat thermostats
Venstar's new FlatStat residential thermostats feature an easy-to-read, continuous backlit display and up to seven-day programmability, all in a super-thin wall design.
The Rheem Integrated Heating & Water Heating System offers whole-house space heating and domestic hot water from a single source
The Rheem Integrated Heating & Water Heating System offers whole-house space heating and domestic hot water from a single source.
Rheem has developed a damper design on select residential gas-fired models that enables the units to achieve an energy factor (E
Rheem has developed a damper design on select residential gas-fired models that enables the units to achieve an energy factor (EF) from 0.67 to 0.69 to meet Energy Star’s Phase II requirements.