HVAC

DIY Home Inspection

Discover small problems before they get big. The purpose of a home inspection is to examine the inside and outside of a home, including the

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Focus on the Fireplace

Upgrading an Old Wood-Burning Stove with a Stylish, Efficient Gas Fireplace  By Stuart Hanson When it comes to which type of fireplace is best, there

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(Not) A Lot of Hot Air

HVAC Systems Failure Prevention By Mark Clement How many of us really think about our HVAC system and its optimum performance? I mean really think

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Wood Stoves Today

The Changing Face of the Modern Wood-burning Appliance Wood-burning stoves and hearths possess an old-fashioned charm that warms a home comfortably and naturally from an

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Install a Whole House Fan

  Summertime means hot temperatures and even hotter houses. Many homes, particularly those with western exposures and little shade, absorb the sun’s heat during the

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Air Flow Cooling

How much air do you need to move through a house to cool it with a fan? The traditional rule of thumb is 3 to 4 times the floor area (by this a 2000 square foot house will require from 6,000 to 8,000 cfm).

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A Radiant Restoration

Tower Grove Park’s Piper Plant House is an impressive blend of European design with high-tech energy efficiency and comfort. In the spring of 1999, Architect Philip Cotton Jr. was commissioned to restore and renovate the Piper Plant House, a Victorian orangery (greenhouse) in Tower Grove Park.

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Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape
Trex® Seal™ Sub-Ledger Tape

Waterproofing the ledger board is a critical step in preventing moisture damage and ensuring the structural integrity of a deck over time. To fully protect this essential component, the makers of Trex® Seal™ Ledger Tape have introduced a new butyl tape engineered specifically for use beneath the ledger board. Measuring 22 inches wide, Trex® Seal™ […]

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