27 Apr '12, 9pm

Boise Cascade framing saves energy & reduces job site waste

What do you get when you put a new spin on a traditional concept? If you’re talking about the world of framing, then one answer is Boise Cascade ’s Conditioned Airspace HVAC Framing System. It’s a long name, but it accurately describes the company’s answer to an age-old dilemma. In conventional framing systems, most HVAC ductwork is run through crawlspaces and attics, while the air handler or furnace itself sits in the garage. That means the intake air often contains whatever odors and pollutants that might be lingering nearby—gas cans for the lawnmower, half-used paint cans, bottles of weed killer—and pumping it straight into the living area. It also means the incoming air is usually the wrong temperature; stifling in the summer when you’re trying to cool things down and frigid in the winter when occupants most want to be warm. The traditional pathways for ductwork also t...

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