How to Create Zones in a Forced-Air HVAC System | This Old House


This Old House plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey shows how to control the temperature to every room of the house. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)
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Shopping List for Creating Zones in a Forced-Air HVAC System:
– pneumatic damper system
– electric suction fan
– male duct fitting and flexible duct

Tools for Creating Zones in a Forced-Air HVAC System:
– metal snips
– screwdriver
– drill/driver
– utility knife
– foam-rubber blocks and plastic trash bags, used to temporarily seal registers
– plastic grocery bag and monofilament fishing line, for snaking air tubes through ducts

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