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Which one is better? Hi-Velocity vs traditional Forced Air sol'ns for the home

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Blanchette Jul 21, 2012. 3 Replies

I am guessing this topic has come up before however I am hoping some HVAC folks out there would help me understand the advantages and dis-advantages of traditional forced air distribution systems as…Continue

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Bob Blanchette replied to g.domenico's discussion Which one is better? Hi-Velocity vs traditional Forced Air sol'ns for the home
"Unico systems operate the evaporator close to freezing, lower CFM. If you can keep the air handler/ductwork in conditioned space, you may be able to offset much of the efficiency loss caused by the low CFM system."
Jul 21, 2012
tedkidd replied to g.domenico's discussion Which one is better? Hi-Velocity vs traditional Forced Air sol'ns for the home
"For the ultimate in air quality, comfort, and control, modulating communicating equipment.  Period.   Carrier Infinity or American Standard/Trane.   I have a Unico in my house, but I was space restricted.  I'm happy with…"
Jul 19, 2012
Brady Mills replied to g.domenico's discussion Which one is better? Hi-Velocity vs traditional Forced Air sol'ns for the home
"Great question! I've never had the opportunity to install these systems, but I am a little familiar with them.  Pros: Could save money on installation if there are access issues Zoning capabilities are good with zoning controls and…"
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Which one is better? Hi-Velocity vs traditional Forced Air sol'ns for the home

I am guessing this topic has come up before however I am hoping some HVAC folks out there would help me understand the advantages and dis-advantages of traditional forced air distribution systems as compared to Hi Velocity forced air systems. Specifically with respect to IAQ (indoor air quality), efficiency, comfort and ease of installation. Also does one type of system work better at a lower design heat temperature? Thank you for your time and willingness to share your expertise!See More
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