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Installing a Heating/Cooling System in Your Home

By: Danny Lipford

When installing or replacing the heating and cooling system (HVAC) in your home, it’s important to be sure it is sized properly. Load calculations should take into account the amount of insulation in the walls and floor, the number and type of windows, as well as which direction they are facing. Make sure your ductwork, electrical wires, and coolant lines are sized properly for the new system.

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  • Dan Martin Says:
    September 24th, 2011 at 5:41 am

    Looking for your input on single family home boiler replacement. 7 rooms.
    Cost ?
    Brands ?



  • Vicki Cotrell Says:
    June 27th, 2009 at 1:28 pm

    to cool a house with a walkout basement, is best to cool the basement since heat rises or the main livng floor?


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