New Construction Ductwork: 4 Things to Consider During the HVAC Rough in ProcessBilly Pell
The HVAC system of any building plays a crucial role in helping you maintain comfort and happiness in your home. The heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is responsible for controlling the airflow inside a building. It can be an incredibly complex maze of twisting, turning pipes and vents that are very hard to access and maintain once installed. For this reason, it’s crucial to get things right during the installation and “rough in” period. The HVAC rough in period refers to when the HVAC ductwork has been installed, yet no plumbing, electrical, or exterior walls have been put into place. This is so that inspectors can have a much easier time coming in and going over each aspect of the ductwork, making sure that it is not contaminated and is fit for use. The rough in period has a few layers and nuances to it that you as a tenant, homeowner, or building manager should be informed on.