WARM-A IR L AYOUT TIPS
How to lay out
systems for comfort,
quiet, and customer
Many builders of energy efficient homes
place great emphasis on "comfort" in their
marketing. And many install forced-air heating
because it allows them to integrate air
cleaning, ventilation, and circulation along
with the heating.
But forced-air heating does not equate with
comfort in the minds of many homeowners-
particularly in the Northeast where hydronic
heating is king. Many associate forced-air
heating with drafts, noise, and discomfort-
which is what a badly-designed forced-air
system is likely to produce.
But air systems can produce first-class comfort
if the installer understands the basic principles.
In this article, "Bud" Konzo, who helped
develop many of the