Plumbing, Electrical

Residential Grow Rooms: 7 Minutes of BS

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Extreme heat and humidity can drive moisture deep into framing cavities which can cause mold, rot, and structural damage

PRO Picks: Airtight Work Boxes

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Seal holes in the air barrier with gasketed workboxes

Think About Batts When Running Electrical Cable

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Your electrician can make the insulation work better and easier to install

 

Airtight Dropped Soffit for Ducts, Fans, or Can Lights

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Keep mechanical equipment within the envelope to improve the quality of houses and homes

The Basics of Residential Electrical Systems

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The first in a series of 'Basics' videos on residential electricity. This one is on receptacles.

The Engineering, Building Science, and Code Implications of Marijuana Grow Rooms

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Like kitchen & bath remodels, it involves plumbing, ventilation, electrical upgrades, waterproofing, and building inspectors

 

How to Clean a Tank-Style Water Heater

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Calcium carbonate builds up in the bottom of the water tank and reflects the heat back against the glass lining. This reduces the efficiency of the heater and shortens its life.