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Insulation materials vary

Insulation ductwork comes in a variety of formats, depending on the home’s requirements. Consider the strengths and weaknesses of the formats when choosing insulation for your home. The most common material is galvanized steel. It’s coated with zinc, which prevents rusting and eliminates the need for painting. Fabric or fiber ducts often are made [...]

By |2017-10-02T19:50:10+00:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: Ductwork, Energy Efficiency, Tips|0 Comments

Thoughts on insulation

Insulating your ducts is valuable because it reduces temperature loss through the duct system, but there are pros and cons to consider. Nicholas Griewahn, associate professor of HVACR, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Mich., summed it up recently at a panel assembled by Air Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration News. “If I were to ask a [...]

By |2017-10-02T19:50:25+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Ductwork, Energy Efficiency, Tips|0 Comments