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x   DUCT (AIR)

Installing an in-duct booster fan is shown in step-by-step photos.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.22#3) pg. 62

How to enclose and conceal heating ducts when renovating your basement.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1981 (v.4#7) pg. 42

Advice on insulating a heating duct in a wall.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1993 (v.16#6) pg. 8

Tips on installing electrically controlled dampers in hot air ducts to create a multi-zone heating system.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #107 Dec 1968 (v.18#6) pg. 40

How to add a duct booster to your present furnace to get more heat in a basement or addition.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #176 Oct 1976 (v.26#8) pg. 44

How to insulate water heaters, heat ducts and water pipes to gain fuel savings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #184 Oct 1977 (v.27#7) pg. 46

How to insulate heating ducts with "duct wrap" fiberglass insulation.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #245 Jan 1984 (v.34#1) pg. 20

Chasing the winter chills. (1) Adjusting a thermostat. (2) Stopping a window draft. (3) Adjusting dampers in duct system.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 24

How to install an air-boosting fan in ductwork to increase the heat in a room at the end of a duct.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #375 Feb 1997 (v.47#2) pg. 14

Working with ducts. How to cut, join sections and make a male-end connection.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #383 Nov 1997 (v.47#10) pg. 30

Choosing ductwork. The kind of ducts you use and the number and types of turns they make can dramatically affect performance.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #110 Jun-Jul 1997 pg. 98
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #113 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 pg. 10

Damping the noise caused by heating ducts that expand and contract with temperature changes.
HOME MECHANIX #750 Nov 1990 (v.86) pg. 95

Tips on delivering heat (or air conditioning) to rooms that are far from the furnace by making adjustments to the duct system.
HOME MECHANIX #781 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 (v.89) pg. 87

Simple, box-like recessed shelves are constructed to camouflage air return vents on a prominent wall. They also serve to display art objects.
HOME MECHANIX #783 Mar 1994 (v.90) pg. 88

Tips on selecting a company to clean air ducts.
HOME MECHANIX #790 Nov 1994 (v.90) pg. 14

Tip: Transfer heat from the ceiling level to the basement with sections of stovepipe and an electric fan.
HOMEOWNER Nov 1985 (v.10#9) pg. 28

Tip on adding registers and return-air vents to help warm a basement.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1990 (v.15#2) pg. 67

How to install new heating ducts for a forced-air heating system.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #498 Nov 1969 (v.65) pg. 112

Installing a hot air heating system in a colonial house in Clarksburg, New Jersey. Solutions to special heat duct installations described.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep 1978 (v.6#9) pg. 97

Tip: Use a blower and plastic ducts to move heated air from the attic down into the house during cool spring and autumn days.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 164

Tips on keeping return air ducts from picking up dust.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1990 (v.167#3) pg. 80

Installing a supplementary air filter on a forced-air heating or air-conditioning system. This article focuses on modifying the cold-air return duct to make room for either an electronic or media-type filter.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1994 (v.171#6) pg. 86

How to hide basement ductwork.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1970 (v.197#3) pg. 93

Eliminate hot air ducts by letting the entire crawl space of a one story house serve as the supply plenum. Tips on design considerations and cost savings that are possible with this method.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1977 (v.210#1) pg. 98

Two-story prebuilt house uses a wide-open floor plan and open stairwell to heat the entire house with a single, centrally-placed wood stove. Conventional system of ducts moves the heated air to all rooms.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1980 (v.217#1) pg. 92

Wood-stove ducting. How a few, low-cost modifications to existing warm-air ducts can integrate a wood stove into the heating system.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1980 (v.217#4) pg. 123

Ten steps to upgrade warm-air distribution.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1983 (v.223#4) pg. 138

Tips on adapting an oil- or gas-fired forced-air furnace system to circulate heat from a wood stove.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1984 (v.225#4) pg. 20

Tip shows how under-house crawl space can work as a giant heat duct.
SUNSET Sep 1978 (v.161#3) pg. 104

Tip: Replace the metal faces of electric heaters and cold air returns with more decorative wooden grill covers.
SUNSET Jan 1982 (v.168#1) pg. 91

Tip urges using mastic, not duct tape, to seal joints in heating-cooling duct system.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #812 Feb 1997 (v.93) pg. 17

Fabricating wooden grates for air ducts which complement Arts & Crafts style rooms.
WOOD MAGAZINE #134 Aug 2001 (v.18#5) pg. 68

Fabricate decorative wooden floor-vent covers to replace metal heating duct outlets.
WOODWORK #18 Nov-Dec 1992 pg. 54

Install a new furnace and new ductwork yourself to update an old house.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 58