Insulated Ductwork For A New HVAC System

Sometimes I have to replace entire home systems.  Such is the case below where I had to replaced the owner’s HVAC system.  His old system had been damaged by fire.  In addition, he chose to move walls, which required going to a two furnace system. When you have...

The Beauty Behind The Walls

As I have mentioned in previous post, I am working on a complete home renovation.  The entire house was gutted, and now it has to be repaired and brought up to current building code standards. This means that I have had to replace all of the house systems, including...

Are Your Air Ducts Making You Sick?

I’m am working on a remodel that involves the removal of the kitchen floor including the subfloor.  The house was built in the 1970s, and the building code of those days allowed for the cold air returns to use wall and floor cavities.  The current code requires...

Installing A Dual Cooktop and Microwave Venting System

It is common practice to vent a cooktop.  By having a venting system you can reduce cooking aromas.  However, most microwaves recirculate directly into the kitchen.  This may be OK when you want the delicious smell of popcorn, but it can be less desirable when you are...