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Small-Duct, High-Velocity HVAC: What It Is and Why It Pairs Well With Modular Homes

Modular home manufacturers, builders, and owners now have many choices when it comes to indoor climate systems, but small-duct, high-velocity (SDHV) systems may be the perfect fit for these types of homes


Fantech Filtration

The HS300 whole-house HEPA filtration unit is designed to be installed directly onto the return air plenum of forced air heating/cooling systems.

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Battery-free Touchscreen

Crestron Electric's new smart touchscreen thermostat, ditches the batteries of typical smart thermostats in favor of a simple, two-wire install.


Broan-NuTone bath fan with Bluetooth speaker

Transform a tired incandescent bath fan into an efficient LED light featuring a Bluetooth speaker

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Resilient Design: Ready for Natural Disasters

Resilient design creates homes that can survive natural disasters and stay functional in the aftermath


Nest Thermostat

The Nest “learning” thermostat adjusts its temperature controls to your personalized schedule.


Design tip: save $100 per house by following this simple advice

A simple item that builders are wasting money on is the HVAC line set, says architect Todd Hallett.

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