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Even in the cold, the human body needs cooling
Posted by Allison Bailes on January 15, 2021
As a runner, I've had some direct experience with temperature regulation in the human body.  In...
A radiator uses water to distribute heat throughout a house, but cats don't care  [Photo by Geoffrey Gallaway, Flickr]
Posted by Allison Bailes on December 30, 2020
Oh, the wonderful world of heating and air conditioning and its confusing terminology.  I've been...

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If you're building or remodeling a home, do you know how much thought is going into the design of your new HVAC system(s)? Do you know how much calculating is going into the HVAC design? Most homes don't get nearly enough of either.

If you want your heating, cooling, and ventilating system(s) to perform well, you need to start with good design. Here's why you want good HVAC design:

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