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Ducts inside?

Has anyone done or seen soffit or chase retrofit inside home envelope from flex duct in the attic? In other words, move ducts indoors.

I want to get rid of my 20-year-old falling-apart money-hungry flex ducts that are in the attic. Read that it is more efficient inside. My Jim Walter home is more like a double wide mobile home about 1200 sq ft single story ranch, raised foundation crawl space, no basement, central air with air handler inside.

Asked by Valerie Morgan
Posted Tue, 02/25/2014 - 10:47
Edited Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:17

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Valerie,
Yes, you can enclose ducts in soffits. For more information, see Keeping Ducts Indoors.

Answered by Martin Holladay, GBA Advisor
Posted Tue, 02/25/2014 - 11:06

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