Depending on who you’re talking with, the phrase "green ductwork" can mean different things, though most agree it typically encompasses recycled materials, various IAQ elements, duct-sealing products, and more.
When purchasing a newly constructed home, homeowners assume all the appliances and electrical and mechanical systems will be working as they should because they’re brand new. However, with some houses, that may not be the case. If builders don’t take proper steps to cover ducts during construction, homeowners may be in for a rude awakening.
People want to breathe clean, fresh air, which has thrust IAQ into the mainstream. This thriving consumer and contractor awareness is serving as a catalyst for manufacturers as they strive to develop new, cutting-edge ventilation products.
Eaton’s B-Line Series KwikWire Hanging System is a flexible replacement for jack chain or all threaded rod (ATR) for hanging items such as HVAC duct, a wire basket cable tray, lightweight air-handling equipment, and more.
As more states across the U.S. adopt stricter, tighter building codes, fresh air is becoming a commodity. Building professionals and consumers are aware of this and the HVAC industry is offering solutions that focus on the addition and subtraction of air into sealed spaces.