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Re: HVAC (heating and AC) question
« Reply #340 on: December 22, 2021, 06:37:55 PM »
My contractor did this. Did I mention it's in an uninsulated outside wall, when we had demo'd the room to the studs? When I asked him about it, he said that the studs weren't big enough for the official way the insulation is supposed to be installed. Didn't explain why he didn't a) put in whatever insulation he could fit, or b) discuss with me the option of extending the studs so there'd be more space.

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Re: HVAC (heating and AC) question
« Reply #341 on: December 22, 2021, 07:25:04 PM »
My contractor did this. Did I mention it's in an uninsulated outside wall, when we had demo'd the room to the studs? When I asked him about it, he said that the studs weren't big enough for the official way the insulation is supposed to be installed. Didn't explain why he didn't a) put in whatever insulation he could fit, or b) discuss with me the option of extending the studs so there'd be more space.

Sorry for the OT rant.
Ouch. I feel for you. That must be very difficult to live with.

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Re: HVAC (heating and AC) question
« Reply #342 on: August 01, 2022, 11:38:30 AM »
can anyone recommend an A/C Installer in Brooklyn who is able to get these government rebates?
any advice would be greatly apprechiated
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Re: HVAC (heating and AC) question
« Reply #343 on: March 13, 2023, 03:37:40 PM »
How big does the cavity an HVAC return need to be? I have an enclosed cavity (behind sheetrock, no duct work) that runs from the system in the basement to the second floor and splits from there to three bedrooms. I'd like to move this cavity to run between the studs instead. Can this be done by just ensuring the replacement cavity has the right amount of square inches? Better off running ductwork?

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Re: HVAC (heating and AC) question
« Reply #344 on: March 13, 2023, 05:13:53 PM »
How big does the cavity an HVAC return need to be? I have an enclosed cavity (behind sheetrock, no duct work) that runs from the system in the basement to the second floor and splits from there to three bedrooms. I'd like to move this cavity to run between the studs instead. Can this be done by just ensuring the replacement cavity has the right amount of square inches? Better off running ductwork?

At least in theory this can even be to code.
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