— gas heat
— radiator distribution
— centralized air, etc.
Note type of HVAC and distribution system. Also
note any alternative energy systems such as solar,
Consider split HVAC zones for 2-story homes or
for homes larger than 2500 sq. feet.
Take a look at climate control systems that can
pay for themselves over time.
Double check placement of air registers and other
duct work. Registers should be place under windows
for better air circulation and not in areas of the
room that impede the placement of furniture.
Ask your local utility, gas company, or HVAC supplier
for an energy audit. They will recommend the most
efficient placement for HVAC systems. A little extra
design can save you later in lost energy costs.
Your duct system should support air flow for allergy
control and other potential irritants.
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