Mechanicals

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Quieting Noisy Ductwork Quieting Noisy Ductwork

A few simple choices can help keep machine noise and crosstalk out of living areas. Read more

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Home Innovation Issues Call for Consensus Committee Applications

The group initiates a standard for plumbing fixture replacement technicians. Read more

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How to Protect Your Envelope With Service Chases

Smart builders are disentangling their wiring, plumbing, and mechanicals from their high-performance shells. Read more

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Go Ductless Go Ductless

Mitsubishi Electric's new ductless HVAC system meets demand for low loads, high efficiencies. Read more

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Balancing air-conditioning supply and return Balancing air-conditioning supply and return

For best performance, air-conditioning supply and return airflows should match. Read more

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Single Piping Run Single Piping Run

The New American Home 2012 employs a single piping run for cold water and fire suppression. Read more

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Smart Meters Alone Not Enough to Reduce Homeowners' Energy Use

Study shows that smart metering has the greatest impact when combined with systems that display real-time information to the home. Read more

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California’s PEX Battle Continues

Court orders removal of PEX plumbing from the state’s plumbing code, effective July 1. Read more

Tech Spec: Light at the End of the Tunnel
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Tech Spec: Light at the End of the Tunnel

Lutron unveils new interactive systems, as business returns to environment control... Read more

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