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  • Q&A:Eaves Vents With No Soffits

    Q. I'm reroofing and residing a small home with no soffits. The customer wants to add attic ventilation. I have no problem adding the ridge vents, but there is no soffit overhang to put the eaves vents in. In fact, to have enough space for the vinyl J-cha

  • Low-Flow Update

    Ten years after low-flow toilets became law, there are more and better options on the market than ever before.

  • Pressure-Testing Ductwork

    Everyone talks about the importance of sealed ductwork, but the only way to be sure a new system measures up is to test it.

  • Venting Gas Appliances

    Supply plenty of combustion air, keep the flue warm and dry, and don't restrict the flow of exhaust in the flue.

  • Products

    Compact excavators, hole saws with stamina, an easy-open utility knife, acrylic block windows, a drywall suspension system for domes, high-capacity toolbags, PVC railings, more

  • Q&A: Condensation on Windows

    Q. A customer with insulated-glass windows has a problem with excessive condensation on the interior of the windows. Can you please list the most important causes of high humidity in a home? A. Energy and sustainable

  • Q&A: Sizing a Range Hood Fan

    Q: How do I size the exhaust fan for a range hood above a gas cooktop?

  • Q&A: Right Size for an Insulating Air Space

    Q: How big does an air space need to be before it stops working as insulation and starts working as a convective loop?

  • Q&A: Makeup Air for an Exhaust-Only Ventilation System

    Q: Q. I’m building a tight house with above-average attention to air sealing, and I plan to ventilate with a Panasonic exhaust fan running continuously. Will the cracks around windows and doors admit adequate makeup air, or do I need to provide wall vents

  • Kitchen & Bath: Venting Professional-Style Kitchen Ranges

    Venting professional-style kitchen ranges