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Picking the Best Ventilation Options for Your Home

Location, location, location is how one folk saying goes, but when it comes to proper home ventilation, not all locations and climates are created equally. Where some temperate climates may experience extreme drops and rises in temperature throughout the year, others remain pretty consistent or never really wander outside of an average range. To be …

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HVAC Basics: What is a Backdraft Damper and How Does it Work?

Plainly put, backdraft dampers are the unsung heroes of proper home ventilation. They allow for the expulsion of exhaust and odors caused by bacteria that would otherwise never dissipate, while also preventing contaminated air from re-entering the home. FAMCO’s backdraft dampers have a 2-blade assembly and a foam seal that keeps air from coming back …

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What is the Difference Between a Backdraft Damper and a Barometric Damper?

Not every building is created the same way, and thus, their HVAC requirements can also vary. In the past, large high-rise buildings would have a double set of doors, which created a “chimney effect” when they were opened simultaneously under the correct conditions (cold air, heated building). This resulted in lost heat and embarrassment for …

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Attic Ventilation is Important Year-Round

Are you finally ready to pull the trigger on that attic renovation? Or have you purchased a home recently, only to discover that your roof and attic have been subjected to moisture damage? As much as we may not like to think about it, proper attic ventilation is crucial in not only allowing warm air …

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Frequently Asked Questions About HVAC Dampers

What is a motorized damper? A damper is anything within a home’s HVAC system that helps to stop or regulate air flow. Dampers can be weighted or spring loaded to regulate when they open or close, or they can be controlled remotely through a powered motor. A motorized damper is common in newer homes with …

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Backdraft Damper

It is important to have a good air quality in your house because it helps create a comfortable atmosphere, as well as a healthy one. There are several different ways to help enhance the air quality in your house. FAMCO provides many different products that can help improve the air quality in your home. Our …

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