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Maintenance

How to clean exhaust vents

Heating and cooling ducts carry air all around your house, and vents often get dirty as a result of how much air flows through them. Find out if (and how) you need to clean them.

How to measure infiltration and air tightness

Part of establishing how well your home fares in terms of passive design is to establish how 'tight' it is. Learn more about how to test how much air leaks from your home.

Ventilation maintenance

Ventilation maintenance

The cleanliness of your vents can have an impact more than just the performance of you ventilation system; it can also impact upon your health. Cleaning your ventilation system is easy, and could do wonders for you and your home’s health

How to clean heating ducts and vents

Heating ducts carry air all around your house, and vents often get dirty as a result of how much air flows through them. Find out if (and how) you need to clean them.

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Home automation
A network attached storage device

Network Attached Storage (NAS)

High capacity network attached storage (NAS) devices are a great way to provide access to all of your media files, from anywhere you like.

Climate control
Fan

Different technologies to cool your home

Cooling technologies differ hugely in terms of their initial and running costs, environmental impact, and how effectively they actually cool the air in your home. What's right for your place?

Doors

Soft closing door mechanisms or door checks

Not only can slamming doors be loud and intrusive, but it can also cause damage to the door hardware. Find out how soft closing door mechanisms work to prevent this.

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