It doesn’t take a rocket scientist, or an HVAC engineer, to figure out one problem with the HVAC forced-air duct installation in the
Phoenix, Arizona, home shown in the diagram.  The owner
complained about high cooling bills and uncomfortable conditions in the
front rooms.  A quick look in the attic revealed a large part of the
problem.

 

Continue reading Bruce A. Barker's article in the "What Were They Thinking?" department of the September/October, 2008 issue of Home Energy.

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