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Guide describing how to install ventilation air inlets in open locations at a safe distance from potential air contamination sources.

This guide describes the uses, selection process and specification of high MERV filters.

This guide describes proper installation of high MERV filters.

Guide describing the use of building cavities as supply or return ducts.

Guide describing the use of building cavities as supply or return ducts.

Guide describing the use and testing of programmable thermostats.

Guide describing categories of direct vent combustion space and water heating equipment and combustion safety testing.

Guide describing how to provide combustion air for fireplaces and how to test fireplaces for combustion safety.

Guide describing the bathroom exhaust fan ENERGY STAR rating requirements.

This guide describes evaporative cooling technologies which can be used to cool homes in dry climates.

This guide describes approaches to buryng and encapsulating ducts in unconditioned attics to increase the overall R-value of duct insulation.

Guide that illustrates how and when to encapsulate ductwork in unconditioned attics, increases the R-value of duct insulation, mitigating condensation issues and reducing air leakage.

This guides describes buried ducts in loose-fill attic insulation, a method that can only be used in dry climates.

Guide describing combustion furnaces with compliance and installation guidance.

Guide providing information about geothermal heat pumps including an overview of technology and guidance on compliance and installation.

Guide describing gas-fired boilers and hot water heat distribution systems used for home heating.

Guide describing compression cooling air conditioning systems for space cooling.

Guide describing oil-fired boilers and hot water heat distribution systems used for home heating.

Guide describing condensing boilers and hot water heat distribution systems used for home heating.

Guide describing the split system heat pumps used for central forced air heating and cooling.

Guide describing the split system heat pumps used for central forced air heating and cooling.

Guide describing air sealing of the seams and holes in HVAC air handler and furnace cabinets.

Guide describing removal of construction debris from flex ducts and protection of ducts and HVAC equipment during construction to keep them free of dust and debris.

Guide describing method for installing ducts in a duct chase above a dropped ceiling.

Guide describing sizing and installation of foundation heat exchangers, which can be connected to a heat pump system used for spacing conditioning as well as domestic water heating.

Guide describing method for designing and installing ducts in a raised ceiling chase. 

 

Guide providing information about installing boiler controls in multifamily housing.