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Domestic Hot Water

  • Q&A: Various Cost-Effectiveness of Solar Equipment

    Q. How cost-effective are solar panels?

     
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    Products

    Vibrant vinyl, inswing french doors, fire-stopping foam; exterior trim; water heaters; surface protection

     
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    Products

    Dryer vent alternative, sturdy gutter; acid-staining garage floors; specialty hardware; soffits & fascia; hvac controls

     
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    Products

    Embedded truss anchors, diminutive boiler, compressor relief; metal roofing; skylights

     
  • Energy Payback From Instantaneous Water Heaters

    Q. Do the energy savings provided by instantaneous gas water heaters justify their higher cost?

     
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    Heating with Panel Radiators

    These compact units provide the comfort and simplicity of baseboard radiators without gobbling up all the available wall space.

     
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    Letters

    Deck details, defending gable vents, screening chimney pots

     
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    Backfill: Poor Man's HRV

    Poor man's HRV

     
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    Products

    Water-resistant gypsum panels, heated shingles, snap-in bamboo flooring, chimney pots, more

     
  • Q&A: Gas Appliances in Basement

    Q. I am remodeling a single-family house with a full basement. The furnace and water heater are located in the basement. The local fire marshal said that it's okay to locate propane appliances such as furnaces and water heaters in the basement. He cites t

     
 
 
 
JLC Field Guide to Decking